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  • 181 right — rightable, adj. /ruyt/, adj., righter, rightest, n., adv., v. adj. 1. in accordance with what is good, proper, or just: right conduct. 2. in conformity with fact, reason, truth, or some standard or principle; correct: the right solution; the… …

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  • 182 seem — /seem/, v.i. 1. to appear to be, feel, do, etc.: She seems better this morning. 2. to appear to one s own senses, mind, observation, judgment, etc.: It seems to me that someone is calling. 3. to appear to exist: There seems no need to go now. 4.… …

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  • 183 suitable — suitability, suitableness, n. suitably, adv. /sooh teuh beuhl/, adj. such as to suit; appropriate; fitting; becoming. [1505 15; SUIT + ABLE] Syn. proper, befitting, seemly, apt. * * * …

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  • 184 tall — tallness, n. /tawl/, adj., taller, tallest, adv. adj. 1. having a relatively great height; of more than average stature: a tall woman; tall grass. 2. having stature or height as specified: a man six feet tall. 3. large in amount or degree;… …

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  • 185 taste — tastable, tasteable, adj. /tayst/, v., tasted, tasting, n. v.t. 1. to try or test the flavor or quality of (something) by taking some into the mouth: to taste food. 2. to eat or drink a little of: She barely tasted her dinner. 3. to eat or drink… …

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  • 186 unmeet — /un meet /, adj. not meet; not fitting, suitable, or proper; not becoming or seemly. [bef. 900; ME unmete, OE unmaete. See UN 1, MEET2] * * * …

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  • 187 Albert, prince consort of Great Britain and Ireland — orig. Franz Albrecht August Karl Emanuel, prince von Sachsen Coburg Gotha born Aug. 26, 1819, Schloss Rosenau, near Coburg, Saxe Coburg Gotha died Dec. 14, 1861, Windsor Castle, Berkshire, Eng. Prince consort of Queen Victoria of Britain and… …

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  • 188 Dutch literature — Introduction       the body of written works in the Dutch (Dutch language) language as spoken in The Netherlands and northern Belgium. The Dutch language literature of Belgium is treated in Belgian literature.       Of the earliest inhabitants of …

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  • 189 New Zealand literature — Introduction       the body of literatures, both oral and written, produced in New Zealand. Maori narrative: the oral tradition       Like all Polynesian peoples, the Maori, who began to occupy the islands now called New Zealand about 1,000 years …

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  • 190 singing — ▪ music       the production of musical tones by means of the human voice. It is the oldest form of music making. In its physical aspect, singing has a well defined technique that depends on the use of the lungs, which act as an air supply, or… …

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  • 191 Warren G. Harding: Inaugural Address — ▪ Primary Source       Friday, March 4, 1921       When one surveys the world about him after the great storm, noting the marks of destruction and yet rejoicing in the ruggedness of the things which withstood it, if he is an American he breathes… …

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  • 192 Nestorius and Nestorianism — • Biography of the Patriarch of Constantinople, and examination of the unacceptable implications of his doctrine Catholic Encyclopedia. Kevin Knight. 2006. Nestorius and Nestorianism     Nestorius and Nestorianism …

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  • 193 Pilgrimages — • Journeys made to some place with the purpose of venerating it, or in order to ask there for supernatural aid, or to discharge some religious obligation. Catholic Encyclopedia. Kevin Knight. 2006. Pilgrimages     Pilgrimages …

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  • 194 Scapular — • The most important part, of the habit of the monastic orders Catholic Encyclopedia. Kevin Knight. 2006. Scapular     Scapular     † …

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  • 195 Christian Burial —     Christian Burial     † Catholic Encyclopedia ► Christian Burial     The interment of a deceased person with ecclesiastical rites in consecrated ground. The Jews and most of the nations of antiquity buried their dead. Amongst the Greeks and… …

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  • 196 Clerical Costume —     Clerical Costume     † Catholic Encyclopedia ► Clerical Costume     To discuss the question of ecclesiastical costume in any detail would be impossible in an article like the present. No topic has formed the subject of so many synodal… …

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  • 197 Ritual of Marriage —     Ritual of Marriage     † Catholic Encyclopedia ► Ritual of Marriage     The form for the celebration of the Sacrament of Matrimony, as it stands in the Rituale Romanum of the present day, is remarkably simple. It consists of the following… …

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  • 198 right — / rīt/ n [Old English riht, from riht righteous] 1 a: qualities (as adherence to duty or obedience to lawful authority) that together constitute the ideal of moral propriety or merit moral approval b: something that is morally just able to… …

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  • 199 unseemly — adjective Inconsistent with established standards of good form or taste. He was drunk and made some very unseemly comments. Ant: seemly See Also: unseemliness …

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  • 200 fitting — I adjective adapted, appropriate, auspicious, becoming, convenient, correct, desirable, expedient, favorable, geared to, likely, opportune, proper, propitious, providential, seasonable, seemly, suitable, suited, relevant, timely II index… …

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