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  • 1 nature — naturelike, adj. /nay cheuhr/, n. 1. the material world, esp. as surrounding humankind and existing independently of human activities. 2. the natural world as it exists without human beings or civilization. 3. the elements of the natural world,… …

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  • 2 barbarism — mid 15c., uncivilized or rude nature, from Fr. barbarisme (13c.), from L. barbarismus, from Gk. barbarismos foreign speech, from barbarizein to do as a foreigner does (see BARBARIAN (Cf. barbarian)). Only of speech in Greek, Latin, and French;… …

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  • 3 barbarism — n. 1. Savagism, savage state, savagery, barbarous state, uncivilized condition. 2. Rudeness, roughness, brutality, savageness, harshness, destructiveness, vandalism. 3. Impurity (of diction), impropriety, unauthorized expression. 4. Atrocity,… …

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  • 4 sav|age|ry — «SAV ihj ree», noun, plural ries. 1. fierceness; cruelty; brutality: »What they could not get by borrowing or adapting, they went after with a savagery that bloodied history (Time). SYNONYM(S): ferocity. 2. wildness: »The appear …

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  • 5 History of Marriage —     History of Marriage     † Catholic Encyclopedia ► History of Marriage     The word marriage may be taken to denote the action, contract, formality, or ceremony by which the conjugal union is formed or the union itself as an enduring condition …

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  • 6 Family — • In the classical Roman period the familia rarely included the parents or the children. Its English derivative was frequently used in former times to describe all the persons of the domestic circle, parents, children, and servants. Present usage …

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  • 7 Eschatology — • A survey of the subject in various pre Christian religions and cultures, an examination of the development of eschatology in the Old Testament, brief overview of Christian teaching Catholic Encyclopedia. Kevin Knight. 2006. Eschatology      …

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  • 8 in a state of nature — phrasal 1. : naked as when born : nude 2. : in a condition of sin : unregenerate 3. : uncivilized, untamed * * * 1) in an uncivilized or uncultivated state 2) totally naked 3 …

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  • 9 Dawes Act — Not to be confused with Dawes Plan. The Dawes Act, adopted by Congress in 1887, authorized the President of the United States to survey Indian tribal land and divide the land into allotments for individual Indians. The Act was named for its… …

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  • 10 The Church —     The Church     † Catholic Encyclopedia ► The Church     The term church (Anglo Saxon, cirice, circe; Modern German, Kirche; Sw., Kyrka) is the name employed in the Teutonic languages to render the Greek ekklesia (ecclesia), the term by which… …

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  • 11 Care of the Poor by the Church —     Care of the Poor by the Church     † Catholic Encyclopedia ► Care of the Poor by the Church     I. OBJECTS, HISTORY, AND ORGANIZATION     A. The care of the poor is a branch of charity. In the narrow sense charity means any exercise of mercy… …

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  • 12 William McKinley: War Message — ▪ Primary Source              The Spanish government sincerely wished to avoid war with the United States but faced tremendous internal problems coupled with a military situation in Cuba that had gotten out of control. In an effort to appease the …

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  • 13 America — • Consists of three main divisions: North America, Central America, and South America Catholic Encyclopedia. Kevin Knight. 2006. America     America      …

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  • 14 Sacrifice — • This term is identical with the English offering (Latin offerre) and the German Opfer Catholic Encyclopedia. Kevin Knight. 2006. Sacrifice     Sacrifice      …

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  • 15 Theodore Roosevelt — For other people named Theodore Roosevelt, see Theodore Roosevelt (disambiguation). Theodore Roosevelt …

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  • 16 Ethics — • Many writers regard ethics as any scientific treatment of the moral order and divide it into theological, or Christian, ethics (moral theology) and philosophical ethics (moral philosophy) Catholic Encyclopedia. Kevin Knight. 2006. Ethics …

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  • 17 Law — • By law in the widest sense is understood that exact guide, rule, or authoritative standard by which a being is moved to action or held back from it Catholic Encyclopedia. Kevin Knight. 2006. Law     Law …

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  • 18 Society — • Implies fellowship, company, and has always been conceived as signifying a human relation Catholic Encyclopedia. Kevin Knight. 2006. Society     Society      …

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  • 19 American Indians —     American Indians     † Catholic Encyclopedia ► American Indians     GENERAL     When Columbus landed on the island of San Salvador in 1492 he was welcomed by a brown skinned people whose physical appearance confirmed him in his opinion that… …

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  • 20 Deism — For other uses, see Deism (disambiguation). Part of a series on God General c …

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