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  • 161 couth — I. adjective Etymology: back formation from uncouth Date: 1896 sophisticated, polished II. noun Date: 1947 polish, refinement < I expected kindness and gentility…but there is such a thing as too much couth S. J. Perelman > …

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  • 162 rough — I. adjective (rougher; roughest) Etymology: Middle English, from Old English rūh; akin to Old High German rūh rough, Lithuanian raukas wrinkle Date: before 12th century 1. a. marked by inequalities, ridges, or projections on the surface ; coarse… …

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  • 163 roughneck — I. noun Date: 1836 1. a. a rough or uncouth person b. rowdy, tough 2. a worker of an oil well drilling crew other than the driller II. adjective Date: 1916 having the characteristics of or suitable for a roughneck …

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  • 164 strange — I. adjective (stranger; strangest) Etymology: Middle English, from Anglo French estrange, from Latin extraneus, literally, external, from extra outside more at extra Date: 13th century 1. a. archaic of, relating to, or characteristic of another… …

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  • 165 unco — I. adjective Etymology: Middle English (Scots) unkow, alteration of Middle English uncouth Date: 15th century 1. chiefly Scottish a. strange, unknown b. uncanny, weird 2. chiefly Scottish …

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  • 166 yap — I. intransitive verb (yapped; yapping) Etymology: imitative Date: 1596 1. to talk in a shrill insistent way ; chatter 2. to bark snappishly ; yelp • yapper noun II …

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  • 167 uncouthly — adverb see uncouth …

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  • 168 uncouthness — noun see uncouth …

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  • 169 Beavis and Butt-head — Current title card Genre Comedy Format Animated series …

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  • 170 Canadian English — (CanE, en CA) [en CA is the language code for Canadian English , as defined by ISO standards (see ISO 639 1 and ISO 3166 1 alpha 2) and Internet standards (see IETF language tag).] is the variety of English used in Canada. More than 26 million… …

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  • 171 Daedalus — constructs wings for his son, Icarus, after a Roman relief in the Villa Albani, Rome (Meyers Konversationslexikon, 1888). This article is about the mythological character. For other uses see Daedalus (disambiguation). In Greek mythology, Daedalus …

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  • 172 Genocide — This article is about the crime. For other uses, see Genocide (disambiguation). Buchenwald concentration camp was technically not an extermination camp, though it was a site of an extraordinary number of deaths …

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  • 173 George Bernard Shaw — Infobox Writer name = George Bernard Shaw birthdate = Birth date|1856|7|26|df=yes birthplace = Dublin, Ireland deathdate = Death date and age|1950|11|2|1856|7|26|df=yes deathplace = Hertfordshire, England occupation = Playwright, critic,… …

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  • 174 Joshua Reynolds — Infobox Artist name = Sir Joshua Reynolds honorific suffix = RA FRS FRSA thumb imagesize = 200px caption = Self portrait birthname = Joshua Reynolds birthdate = birth date|1723|7|16|df=y deathdate = death date and age|1792|2|23|1723|7|16|df=y… …

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  • 175 John Milton — For other people named John Milton, see John Milton (disambiguation). John Milton Portrait of John Milton in National Portrait Gallery, London c. 1629. Unknown artist (detail) Born 9 December 1608(1608 12 09) Bread Street …

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  • 176 Michelangelo — For other uses, see Michelangelo (disambiguation). Michelangelo Portrait of Michelangelo …

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  • 177 Philip Henry Gosse — Philip Henry Gosse, 1855 Born …

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  • 178 Pope Julius III — Infobox pope|English name=Julius III|Latin name=Julius PP. III birth name=Giovanni Maria Ciocchi del Monte term start=February 7, 1550|term end=March 23, 1555 predecessor=Paul III|successor=Marcellus II birth date=birth… …

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  • 179 Scientific American — Infobox Journal title= Scientific American abbreviation= Sci Am discipline= Interdisciplinary language= English website= http://www.sciam.com/ publisher= Scientific American, Inc. country= USA history= 1845 to present ISSN = 0036 8733 Scientific… …

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  • 180 The Big Country — Infobox Film | name =The Big Country caption = director = William Wyler producer = Gregory Peck William Wyler writer = Robert Wilder starring =Gregory Peck Jean Simmons music = Jerome Moross cinematography = Franz F. Planer, ASC editing = Robert… …

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