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  • 181 First Battle of Naktong Bulge — Part of the Battle of Pusan Perimeter …

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  • 182 Franklin–Nashville Campaign — Map of the Franklin Nashville Campaign   Confederate …

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  • 183 New Jersey in the American Revolution — History of New Jersey Colonial period American Revolution …

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  • 184 Operation Undertone — Part of the Western Front of World War II …

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  • 185 dilatory plea — dil·a·to·ry plea see plea Merriam Webster’s Dictionary of Law. Merriam Webster. 1996. dilatory plea n. A …

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  • 186 stay of execution — ˌstay of exeˈcution noun stays of execution PLURALFORM [countable usually singular] 1. LAW the stopping or delaying of a punishment by a judge: • His attorneys filed a seventh petition, winning a stay of execution. 2. JOURNALISM …

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  • 187 tactic — tac‧tic [ˈtæktɪk] noun [countable usually plural] a method that you use to achieve something: • Aggressive advertising tactics may mislead consumers. • The union has used every possible delaying tactic (= something you do to give yourself more… …

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  • 188 tactic — noun ADJECTIVE ▪ subtle ▪ legitimate ▪ Some players see injuring their opponent as a legitimate tactic. ▪ devious, dubious, stealth, underhand …

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  • 189 action — n. activity act 1) to initiate; take action; to go into action 2) to put smt. into action (we put our plan into action) 3) to prod, spur smb. into action 4) concerted, united; decisive; direct; disciplinary; drastic; emergency; hasty, rash;… …

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  • 190 runaround — n. (colloq.) delaying action to give smb. the runaround * * * [ rʌnəˌraʊnd] (colloq.) [ delaying action ] to give smb. the runaround …

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  • 191 tactics — n. 1) to devise; employ; use tactics 2) bullying; delaying; diversionary; pressure; questionable; roughhouse (AE); scare; smear; strong arm; wily tactics (to employ questionable tactics) 3) (esp. AE) Madison Avenue tactics ( reliance on… …

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  • 192 Parliament Act — (1911 and 1949)    The Parliament Act 1911 was introduced by the pre World War One Liberal Government. Passed after the House of Lords had rejected the radical People’s budget of 1909, the statute removed the permanent veto, so that the second… …

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  • 193 dilatory — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) adj. delaying, procrastinating. See lateness. Ant., timely, prompt. II (Roget s IV) modif. Syn. tardy, procrastinating, lazy; see late 1 , slow 2 . III (Roget s 3 Superthesaurus) a. procrastinating,… …

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  • 194 filibuster — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) n. & v. i. See speech. II (Roget s IV) n. Syn. delaying tactic, hindrance, postponement, interference, opposition, procrastination, delay, obstruction to congressional action, obstructionism,… …

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  • 195 fast — fast1 [ fæst ] adjective *** ▸ 1 quick ▸ 2 exciting ▸ 3 of a clock ▸ 4 of film ▸ 5 of colors ▸ 6 of a woman ▸ + PHRASES 1. ) able to move quickly: Simon loves fast cars. a chance for runners to show how fast they are a ) done quickly: It was a… …

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  • 196 fast — I UK [fɑːst] / US [fæst] adjective Word forms fast : adjective fast comparative faster superlative fastest *** 1) able to move quickly Simon loves fast cars. a chance for runners to show how fast they are a) done quickly It was quite a fast… …

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  • 197 πολύοκνον — πολύοκνος delaying much masc/fem acc sg πολύοκνος delaying much neut nom/voc/acc sg …

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  • 198 Fabian — ► NOUN ▪ a member or supporter of the Fabian Society, an organization of socialists aiming to achieve socialism by non revolutionary methods. ► ADJECTIVE 1) relating to the Fabians. 2) employing cautious delaying tactics to wear out an enemy.… …

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  • 199 Fabianism — Fabian ► NOUN ▪ a member or supporter of the Fabian Society, an organization of socialists aiming to achieve socialism by non revolutionary methods. ► ADJECTIVE 1) relating to the Fabians. 2) employing cautious delaying tactics to wear out an… …

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  • 200 Fabianist — Fabian ► NOUN ▪ a member or supporter of the Fabian Society, an organization of socialists aiming to achieve socialism by non revolutionary methods. ► ADJECTIVE 1) relating to the Fabians. 2) employing cautious delaying tactics to wear out an… …

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