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  • 101 Refining — Refine Re*fine (r?*f?n ), v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Refined} ( find ); p. pr. & vb. n. {Refining}.] [Pref. re + fine to make fine: cf. F. raffiner.] 1. To reduce to a fine, unmixed, or pure state; to free from impurities; to free from dross or alloy;… …

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  • 102 Rustic — Rus tic, a. [L. rusticus, fr. rus, ruris, the country: cf. F. rustique. See {Rural}.] 1. Of or pertaining to the country; rural; as, the rustic gods of antiquity. Rustic lays. Milton. [1913 Webster] And many a holy text around she strews, That… …

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  • 103 Rustic moth — Rustic Rus tic, a. [L. rusticus, fr. rus, ruris, the country: cf. F. rustique. See {Rural}.] 1. Of or pertaining to the country; rural; as, the rustic gods of antiquity. Rustic lays. Milton. [1913 Webster] And many a holy text around she strews,… …

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  • 104 Rustic work — Rustic Rus tic, a. [L. rusticus, fr. rus, ruris, the country: cf. F. rustique. See {Rural}.] 1. Of or pertaining to the country; rural; as, the rustic gods of antiquity. Rustic lays. Milton. [1913 Webster] And many a holy text around she strews,… …

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  • 105 Scrawl — (skr[add]l), n. Unskillful or inelegant writing; that which is unskillfully or inelegantly written. [1913 Webster] The left hand will make such a scrawl, that it will not be legible. Arbuthnot. [1913 Webster] You bid me write no more than a… …

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  • 106 Unelegant — Un*el e*gant, a. Inelegant. [1913 Webster] …

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  • 107 Ungraceful — Un*grace ful, a. Not graceful; not marked with ease and dignity; deficient in beauty and elegance; inelegant; awkward; as, ungraceful manners; ungraceful speech. [1913 Webster] The other oak remaining a blackened and ungraceful trunk. Sir W.… …

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  • 108 Ungracefully — Ungraceful Un*grace ful, a. Not graceful; not marked with ease and dignity; deficient in beauty and elegance; inelegant; awkward; as, ungraceful manners; ungraceful speech. [1913 Webster] The other oak remaining a blackened and ungraceful trunk.… …

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  • 109 Ungracefulness — Ungraceful Un*grace ful, a. Not graceful; not marked with ease and dignity; deficient in beauty and elegance; inelegant; awkward; as, ungraceful manners; ungraceful speech. [1913 Webster] The other oak remaining a blackened and ungraceful trunk.… …

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  • 110 rude — adjective (ruder; rudest) Etymology: Middle English, from Anglo French, from Latin rudis; probably akin to Latin rudus rubble Date: 14th century 1. a. being in a rough or unfinished state ; crude < rude line illustrations > b. natural, raw …

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  • 111 polyester — I. noun Etymology: International Scientific Vocabulary Date: 1929 any of a group of polymers that consist basically of repeated units of an ester and are used especially in making fibers or plastics; also a product (as a fiber or fabric) composed …

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  • 112 inelegantly — adverb see inelegant …

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  • 113 Abraham Lincoln — This article is about the American president. For other uses, see Abraham Lincoln (disambiguation). Abraham Lincoln …

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  • 114 Fourth-generation programming language — A fourth generation programming language (1970s 1990) (abbreviated 4GL) is a programming language or programming environment designed with a specific purpose in mind, such as the development of commercial business software.[1] In the history of… …

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  • 115 Adventures of Huckleberry Finn — This article is about the novel. For other uses, see Huckleberry Finn (disambiguation). Adventures of Huckleberry Finn   …

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  • 118 Outcome-based education — (OBE) is a recurring education reform model. It is a student centered learning philosophy that focuses on empirically measuring student performance, which are called outcomes. OBE contrasts with traditional education, which primarily focuses on… …

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  • 120 Smoking pipe (tobacco) — This article is about pipes used for smoking tobacco. For information about the practice of pipe smoking, see Pipe smoking. Parts of a pipe include the (1) bowl, (2) chamber, (3) draught hole, (4) shank, (5) mortise, (6) tenon, (7) stem, (8) bit… …

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