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  • 161Molière — /mohl yair /; Fr. /maw lyerdd /, n. (Jean Baptiste Poquelin) 1622 73, French actor and playwright. * * * orig. Jean Baptiste Poquelin (baptized Jan. 15, 1622, Paris, France died Feb. 17, 1673, Paris) French playwright, actor, and director. The… …

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  • 162Die Zeit, die Tag und Jahre macht, BWV 134a — Die Zeit, die Tag und Jahre macht (Time, which day and year doth make), BWV 134a, is a secular cantata or serenata by Johann Sebastian Bach. It was written for the court of Leopold, Prince of Anhalt Köthen as a congratulatory cantata for the New… …

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  • 163Cheerfulness — (Roget s Thesaurus) < N PARAG:Cheerfulness >N GRP: N 1 Sgm: N 1 cheerfulness cheerfulness &c. >Adj. Sgm: N 1 geniality geniality gayety l allegro cheer good humor spirits Sgm: N 1 high spirits high spirits animal spirits …

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  • 164gratify — verb (gratifies, gratifying, gratified) 1》 give pleasure or satisfaction to. 2》 indulge or satisfy (a desire). Derivatives gratifier noun gratifying adjective gratifyingly adverb Origin ME: from Fr. grat …

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  • 165please — I. v. a. 1. Gratify, delight, gladden, rejoice, make glad, give joy to, take one s fancy, tickle one s fancy, do one s heart good. 2. Satisfy, content. 3. Seem good to, be one s will. II. v. n. 1. Give pleasure, gain approbation. 2. Like, prefer …

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  • 166gratify — v 1. satisfy, fulfill, content, make content, make one feel good, do one s heart good; please, give pleasure to, delight, make happy, warm the cockles of one s heart. 2. indulge, give in to, comply with; humor, pacify, appease, mollify, soothe;… …

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  • 167gratification — gratify ► VERB (gratifies, gratified) 1) give pleasure or satisfaction. 2) indulge or satisfy (a desire). DERIVATIVES gratification noun gratifier noun gratifying adjective. ORIGIN …

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  • 168gratifier — gratify ► VERB (gratifies, gratified) 1) give pleasure or satisfaction. 2) indulge or satisfy (a desire). DERIVATIVES gratification noun gratifier noun gratifying adjective. ORIGIN …

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  • 169gratify — ► VERB (gratifies, gratified) 1) give pleasure or satisfaction. 2) indulge or satisfy (a desire). DERIVATIVES gratification noun gratifier noun gratifying adjective. ORIGIN …

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  • 170gratifying — gratify ► VERB (gratifies, gratified) 1) give pleasure or satisfaction. 2) indulge or satisfy (a desire). DERIVATIVES gratification noun gratifier noun gratifying adjective. ORIGIN …

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  • 171gratify — [grat′i fī΄] vt. gratified, gratifying [Fr gratifier < L gratificare, gratificari, to oblige, please < gratus, pleasing (see GRACE) + ficare, FY] 1. to give pleasure or satisfaction 2. to give in to; indulge; humor 3. Archaic to reward SYN …

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  • 172make — make1 [māk] vt. made, making [ME maken < OE macian, akin to Ger machen < IE base * maĝ , to knead, press, stretch > MASON, Gr magis, kneaded mass, paste, dough, mageus, kneader] 1. to bring into being; specif., a) to form by shaping or… …

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  • 173Agreeably — A*gree a*bly, adv. 1. In an agreeably manner; in a manner to give pleasure; pleasingly. Agreeably entertained. Goldsmith. [1913 Webster] 2. In accordance; suitably; consistently; conformably; followed by to and rarely by with. See {Agreeable}, 4 …

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  • 174divert — verb Etymology: Middle English, from Middle French & Latin; Middle French divertir, from Latin divertere to turn in opposite directions, from dis + vertere to turn more at worth Date: 15th century intransitive verb to turn aside ; deviate <&#8230; …

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  • 175pleasant — adjective Etymology: Middle English plesaunt, from Anglo French plaisant, from present participle of plaisir Date: 14th century 1. having qualities that tend to give pleasure ; agreeable < a pleasant day > 2. having or characterized by pleasing&#8230; …

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  • 176kind — I. noun Etymology: Middle English kinde, from Old English cynd; akin to Old English cynn kin Date: before 12th century 1. a. archaic nature b. archaic family, lineage 2 …

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  • 177regale — I. verb (regaled; regaling) Etymology: French régaler, from Middle French, from regale, noun Date: circa 1656 transitive verb 1. to entertain sumptuously ; feast with delicacies 2. to give pleasure or amusement to < regaled us with tall tale …

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  • 178Topic outline of entertainment — For a more comprehensive list, see the List of entertainment topics. Entertainment is an event, exhibition, performance, or activity designed to give pleasure to an audience (although, for example, in the case of a computer game the audience may&#8230; …

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  • 179Charlotte Perkins Gilman — Born July 3, 1860(1860 07 03) Hartford, Connecticut Died August 17, 1935 …

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  • 180Shrove Tuesday — Observed by Followers of many Christian denominations Type Christian Date Tuesday in seventh week before Easter 2011 date March 8 2012 date February 21 …

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