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  • 1 Letter from an Unknown Woman (2004 film) — Infobox Chinese Film name = Letter from an Unknown Woman image size = caption = director = Xu Jinglei producer = Dong Ping Xu Jinglei Zhao Yijun Ma Paobing writer = Xu Jinglei Stefan Zweig (novella) starring = Xu Jinglei Jiang Wen Lin Yuan Sun… …

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  • 2 Virago — Vi*ra go (?; 277), n.; pl. {Viragoes}. [L. virago, intis, from vir a man. See {Virile}.] 1. A woman of extraordinary stature, strength, and courage; a woman who has the robust body and masculine mind of a man; a female warrior. [1913 Webster] To… …

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  • 3 Viragoes — Virago Vi*ra go (?; 277), n.; pl. {Viragoes}. [L. virago, intis, from vir a man. See {Virile}.] 1. A woman of extraordinary stature, strength, and courage; a woman who has the robust body and masculine mind of a man; a female warrior. [1913… …

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  • 4 termagant — n. Scold, shrew, vixen, virago, hag, beldam, Xantippe, brawling woman, turbulent woman …

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  • 5 Illus — [ His name is spelled Ιλλός or Ιλλους in Greek, and Illus , Ellus or Hyllus in Latin. The name Patricius is attested only in Victor of Tunes, and is a mistake for his title of Patrician .] (d. 488) was a Byzantine general, who played an important …

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  • 6 shrew — small mammal, O.E. screawa shrew mouse, unknown outside English, perhaps from P.Gmc. *skreu to cut (see SHRED (Cf. shred)). Alternative O.E. word for it was scirfemus, from sceorfan to gnaw. The meaning peevish, malignant, clamorous, spiteful,… …

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  • 7 fury — n. 1. Rage, frenzy, madness, furor, storm of anger. 2. Impetuosity, vehemence, fierceness, turbulence, headlong rush. 3. Goddess of Vengeance, avenging deity. 4. Vixen, virago, hag, shrew, termagant, beldam, Xantippe, turbulent woman …

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  • 8 shrew — n. 1. Brawler, scold, termagant, vixen, virago, fury, turbulent woman. 2. Shrew mouse …

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  • 9 literature — /lit euhr euh cheuhr, choor , li treuh /, n. 1. writings in which expression and form, in connection with ideas of permanent and universal interest, are characteristic or essential features, as poetry, novels, history, biography, and essays. 2.… …

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  • 10 United States — a republic in the N Western Hemisphere comprising 48 conterminous states, the District of Columbia, and Alaska in North America, and Hawaii in the N Pacific. 267,954,767; conterminous United States, 3,022,387 sq. mi. (7,827,982 sq. km); with… …

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  • 11 Germany — /jerr meuh nee/, n. a republic in central Europe: after World War II divided into four zones, British, French, U.S., and Soviet, and in 1949 into East Germany and West Germany; East and West Germany were reunited in 1990. 84,068,216; 137,852 sq.… …

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  • 12 UNITED STATES OF AMERICA — UNITED STATES OF AMERICA, country in N. America. This article is arranged according to the following outline: introduction Colonial Era, 1654–1776 Early National Period, 1776–1820 German Jewish Period, 1820–1880 East European Jewish Period,… …

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  • 13 India — /in dee euh/, n. 1. Hindi, Bharat. a republic in S Asia: a union comprising 25 states and 7 union territories; formerly a British colony; gained independence Aug. 15, 1947; became a republic within the Commonwealth of Nations Jan. 26, 1950.… …

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  • 14 List of characters in A Kindred Spirit — Lee Family (Main Family)Core Family Members*Bing 炳 (Full name Lee Biu Bing 李標炳, often called Char Siu Bing 叉燒炳 by his family members. Played by Lau Dan) The head of the family who operates the restaurant and makes Chinese BBQ food for a living.… …

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  • 15 List of A Kindred Spirit characters — Main article: A Kindred Spirit Contents 1 Lee Family (Main Family) 1.1 Core Family Members 1.2 Relatives and other members 1.3 …

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  • 16 china — /chuy neuh/, n. 1. a translucent ceramic material, biscuit fired at a high temperature, its glaze fired at a low temperature. 2. any porcelain ware. 3. plates, cups, saucers, etc., collectively. 4. figurines made of porcelain or ceramic material …

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  • 17 China — /chuy neuh/, n. 1. People s Republic of, a country in E Asia. 1,221,591,778; 3,691,502 sq. mi. (9,560,990 sq. km). Cap.: Beijing. 2. Republic of. Also called Nationalist China. a republic consisting mainly of the island of Taiwan off the SE coast …

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  • 18 Pakistan — /pak euh stan , pah keuh stahn /, n. 1. Islamic Republic of, a republic in S Asia, between India and Afghanistan: formerly part of British India; known as West Pakistan from 1947 71 to distinguish it from East Pakistan (now Bangladesh).… …

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  • 19 performing arts — arts or skills that require public performance, as acting, singing, or dancing. [1945 50] * * * ▪ 2009 Introduction Music Classical.       The last vestiges of the Cold War seemed to thaw for a moment on Feb. 26, 2008, when the unfamiliar strains …

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  • 20 chile — /chil ee/, n. chili. * * * Chile Introduction Chile Background: A three year old Marxist government was overthrown in 1973 by a dictatorial military regime led by Augusto PINOCHET, who ruled until a freely elected president was installed in 1990 …

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