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  • noun Talmudic literature that does not deal with law but is still part of Jewish tradition
    Haggada; Hagada.

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  • noun (Hindu mythology) the warrior prince in the Bhagavad-Gita to whom Krishna explains the nature of being and of God and how humans can come to know God

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  • verb distinguish oneself
    stand out; surpass.
    • She excelled in math

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  • noun a research worker who conducts experiments
  • noun a person who enjoys testing innovative ideas
    • she was an experimenter in new forms of poetry

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  • noun a smooth lustrous round structure inside the shell of a clam or oyster; much valued as a jewel
  • noun a shade of white the color of bleached bones
    ivory; off-white; bone.

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  • noun consort of Dumuzi (Tammuz)

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A large flatboat, used in the West Indies for taking freight from shore to ship.

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  • adverb as a verb
    • he had a habit of using nouns verbally
  • adverb by means of language
    • verbally expressive

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  • noun grass with long cylindrical spikes grown in northern United States and Europe for hay
    herd's grass; Phleum pratense.
  • noun a disciple of Saint Paul who became the leader of the Christian community at Ephesus

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  • noun a practitioner (of medicine or psychology) who does clinical work instead of laboratory experiments

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  • noun (Greek mythology) a famous mythical Greek hero; his return to Ithaca after the siege of Troy was described in the Odyssey

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  • noun the whole body of the Jewish sacred writings and tradition including the oral tradition
  • noun the first of three divisions of the Hebrew Scriptures comprising the first five books of the Hebrew Bible considered as a unit
    Laws; Pentateuch.

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  • noun a person who sins (without repenting)

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  • noun a name for the God of the Old Testament as transliterated from the Hebrew consonants YHVH
    Jehovah; Yahveh; Jahvey; JHVH; YHVH; YHWH; Jahweh; Yahve; Wahvey; Yahwe.

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  • noun a Parisian gangster
  • noun any member of Athapaskan tribes that migrated to the southwestern desert (from Arizona to Texas and south into Mexico); fought a losing battle from 1861 to 1886 with the United States and were resettled in Oklahoma

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  • noun a pronouncement encouraging or banning some activity
    • the boss loves to send us directives
  • adjective satellite showing the way by conducting or leading; imposing direction on
    directing; guiding; directional.
    • felt his mother's directing arm around him
    • the directional role of science on industrial progress

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  • noun Nazi militia created by Hitler in 1921 that helped him to power but was eclipsed by the SS after 1943
    Sturmabteilung; Storm Troops.

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  • noun a name for the God of the Old Testament as transliterated from the Hebrew consonants YHVH
    Yahweh; Jehovah; Yahveh; Jahvey; JHVH; YHVH; Jahweh; Yahve; Wahvey; Yahwe.

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  • noun one skilled in caring for young children or the sick (usually under the supervision of a physician)
  • noun a woman who is the custodian of children
    nursemaid; nanny.

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  • noun a supporter who accepts something as true
  • noun a person who has religious faith
    worshiper; worshipper.

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  • noun a person who induces hypnosis
    hypnotizer; mesmerizer; mesmerist; hypnotiser.

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  • noun an authoritative person who divines the future
    prophet; vaticinator; seer; prophesier.
  • noun a prophecy (usually obscure or allegorical) revealed by a priest or priestess; believed to be infallible

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A patriarch of Biblical history, in the time of the Deluge.

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  • noun a specialist in the study of nutrition
    nutritionist; dietician.

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  • noun a minor Hebrew prophet (8th century BC)
  • noun an Old Testament book telling Hosea's prophecies
    Book of Hosea.

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The Scriptures of the Mohammedans, containing the professed revelations to Mohammed; -- called also Alcoran. Written also Kuran or Quran.

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(Mediæval Mythol.) The king of the fairies, and husband of Titania or Queen Mab. Shak.

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  • noun the right to buy or sell property at an agreed price; the right is purchased and if it is not exercised by a stated date the money is forfeited
  • noun one of a number of things from which only one can be chosen
    alternative; choice.
    • what option did I have?
    • there no other alternative
    • my only choice is to refuse

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  • noun a Greek disciple and helper of Saint Paul
  • noun Emperor of Rome; son of Vespasian (39-81)
    Titus Flavius Vespasianus; Titus Vespasianus Augustus.

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(Hindoo Myth.) The most popular of the Hindoo divinities, usually held to be the eighth incarnation of the god Vishnu.

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  • noun a viewer who looks around casually without seeking anything in particular
  • noun a program used to view HTML documents
    web browser.

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  • noun someone who administers a test to determine your qualifications
    quizzer; tester.
  • noun an investigator who observes carefully
    • the examiner searched for clues

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  • noun a vulcanized rubber disk 3 inches in diameter that is used instead of a ball in ice hockey
    hockey puck.
  • noun a mischievous sprite of English folklore
    Robin Goodfellow.

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  • noun a disinclination to work or exert yourself
  • noun any of several slow-moving arboreal mammals of South America and Central America; they hang from branches back downward and feed on leaves and fruits
    tree sloth.

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  • noun an uproarious party
    bash; brawl.
  • noun the syllable naming the first (tonic) note of any major scale in solmization
    doh; ut.

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  • noun someone who draws up specifications giving details (as for obtaining a patent)

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  • noun a Hebrew prophet of the 6th century BC who was exiled to Babylon in 587 BC
  • noun an Old Testament book containing Ezekiel's prophecies of the downfall of Jerusalem and Judah and their subsequent restoration
    Book of Ezekiel; Ezechiel.

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The body of the Jewish civil and canonical law not comprised in the Pentateuch. ✍ The Talmud consists of two parts, the Mishna, or text, and the Gemara, or commentary. Sometimes, however, the name Talmud is restricted, especially by Jewish writers, to the Gemara. There are two Talmuds, the Palestinian, commonly, but incorrectly, called the Talmud of Jerusalem, and the Babylonian Talmud. They contain the same Mishna, but different Gemaras. The Babylonian Talmud is about three times as large as the other, and is more highly esteemed by the Jews.

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  • noun the mother-in-law of Ruth whose story is told in the Book of Ruth in the Old Testament

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  • noun the cardinal number that is the sum of one and one or a numeral representing this number
    deuce; 2; two.
  • adjective satellite being one more than one
    2; two.
    • he received two messages

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  • noun a book regarded as authoritative in its field
  • noun the sacred writings of the Christian religions
    Christian Bible; Word; Word of God; Holy Writ; Holy Scripture; Book; Good Book; Scripture.
    • he went to carry the Word to the heathen

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  • noun a believer in or follower of Islam
  • adjective of or relating to or supporting Islamism
    Islamic; Moslem.
    • Islamic art

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  • noun Hindu god personifying a creative force; equivalent to Brahma

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  • noun a person who conducts an interview

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  • noun someone who administers a test to determine your qualifications
    quizzer; tester.
  • noun an investigator who observes carefully
    • the examiner searched for clues

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  • noun a label written or printed on paper, cardboard, or plastic that is attached to something to indicate its owner, nature, price, etc.
  • noun a label associated with something for the purpose of identification
    • semantic tags were attached in order to identify different meanings of the word

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  • noun someone who serves (or waits to be called to serve) on a jury
    juryman; jurywoman.

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  • noun (Old Testament) an Israelite prophet who is remembered for his angry lamentations (jeremiads) about the wickedness of his people (circa 626-587 BC)
  • noun a book in the Old Testament containing the oracles of the prophet Jeremiah
    Book of Jeremiah.

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  • noun a master's degree in science
    Master of Science; SM; MS.

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  • noun teacher at a university or college (especially at Cambridge or Oxford)

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  • noun a person who enjoys reading
  • noun someone who contracts to receive and pay for a service or a certain number of issues of a publication

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  • noun one who trains other persons or animals
  • noun simulator consisting of a machine on the ground that simulates the conditions of flying a plane
    flight simulator.

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  • noun equipment designed to serve a specific function
  • noun the way something is organized or arranged
    • it takes time to learn the setup around here

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  • noun any writing that is regarded as sacred by a religious group
    sacred scripture.
  • noun the sacred writings of the Christian religions
    Christian Bible; Bible; Word; Word of God; Holy Writ; Holy Scripture; Book; Good Book.
    • he went to carry the Word to the heathen

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  • noun a sudden intense burst of radiant energy
  • noun a momentary brightness

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  • noun bishop of Antioch who was martyred under the Roman Emperor Trajan (died 110)
    Saint Ignatius; St. Ignatius.

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  • noun a mythical Greek warrior who was a leader on the Trojan side of the Trojan War; hero of the Aeneid

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  • noun the first part of the Talmud; a collection of early oral interpretations of the scriptures that was compiled about AD 200

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  • noun (Old Testament) Moses' successor who led the Israelites into the Promised Land; best remembered for his destruction of Jericho
  • noun a book in the Old Testament describing how Joshua led the Israelites into Canaan (the Promised Land) after the death of Moses
    Book of Joshua; Josue.

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  • noun a person whose occupation is teaching
  • noun a personified abstraction that teaches
    • books were his teachers
    • experience is a demanding teacher

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  • noun the audience reached by television
    TV audience; viewing audience.
  • noun a close observer; someone who looks at something (such as an exhibition of some kind)
    viewer; looker; witness; spectator; watcher.
    • the spectators applauded the performance
    • television viewers
    • sky watchers discovered a new star

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The Savior; the name of the Son of God as announced by the angel to his parents; the personal name of Our Lord, in distinction from Christ, his official appellation. Luke i. 31.
Thou shalt call his name Jesus; for he shall save his people from their sins. Matt. i. 21.
✍The form Jesu is often used, esp. in the vocative.
Jesu, do thou my soul receive. Keble.

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  • noun a religious person who believes Jesus is the Christ and who is a member of a Christian denomination
  • adjective relating to or characteristic of Christianity
    • Christian rites

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(Myth.) See Mercury. Hermes Trismegistus Gr. 'Ermh^s trisme`gistos, lit., Hermes thrice greatest was a late name of Hermes, especially as identified with the Egyptian god Thoth. He was the fabled inventor of astrology and alchemy.

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  • noun an independent federal agency established to coordinate programs aimed at reducing pollution and protecting the environment
    Environmental Protection Agency.

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The third canonical book of the Old Testament, containing the laws and regulations relating to the priests and Levites among the Hebrews, or the body of the ceremonial law.

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  • noun a married man; a woman's partner in marriage
    married man; hubby.
  • verb use cautiously and frugally
    economize; conserve; economise.
    • I try to economize my spare time
    • conserve your energy for the ascent to the summit

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  • adverb in an explicit manner
    • in his foreword Professor Clark puts it explicitly

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  • noun a framework of wood or metal that contains a glass windowpane and is built into a wall or roof to admit light or air
  • noun a transparent opening in a vehicle that allow vision out of the sides or back; usually is capable of being opened

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  • noun a composer of sacred songs
    • David is called The Psalmist because he is believed to be the author of the Book of Psalms

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  • noun a social or business visitor
    • the room was a mess because he hadn't expected company
  • noun an investor who buys a call option

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  • noun a public official authorized to decide questions brought before a court of justice
    justice; jurist.
  • noun an authority who is able to estimate worth or quality

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  • noun United States professional baseball player who hit more home runs than Babe Ruth (born in 1934)
    Hank Aaron; Henry Louis Aaron.
  • noun (Old Testament) elder brother of Moses and first high priest of the Israelites; created the golden calf

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  • noun a learner who is enrolled in an educational institution
    educatee; pupil.
  • noun a learned person (especially in the humanities); someone who by long study has gained mastery in one or more disciplines
    scholarly person; bookman; scholar.

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  • noun a Hindu or Buddhist religious leader and spiritual teacher
  • noun each of the first ten leaders of the Sikh religion

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  • noun a person who seeks the advice of a lawyer
  • noun someone who pays for goods or services

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The title of an incarnation of self-abnegation, virtue, and wisdom, or a deified religious teacher of the Buddhists, esp. Gautama Siddartha or Sakya Sinha (or Muni), the founder of Buddhism.

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  • noun a person employed to keep watch for some anticipated event
    lookout; picket; sentry; watch; lookout man; spotter; sentinel.
  • noun a Boy Scout or Girl Scout

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  • noun the bureau of the Treasury Department responsible for tax collections
    Internal Revenue Service.

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  • noun a Hebrew prophet in the Old Testament who opposed the worship of idols; he was persecuted for rebuking Ahab and Jezebel (king and queen of Israel); he was taken up to heaven in a chariot of fire (circa 9th century BC)

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  • noun a small handbook
  • noun (military) a prescribed drill in handling a rifle
    manual of arms.

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  • noun the first of the Old Testament patriarchs and the father of Isaac; according to Genesis, God promised to give Abraham's family (the Hebrews) the land of Canaan (the Promised Land); God tested Abraham by asking him to sacrifice his son
    • Judaism, Christianity, and Islam each has a special claim on Abraham

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  • noun the official who signals the beginning of a race or competition
  • noun employee of a transportation company who controls the departures of vehicles according to weather conditions and in the interest of efficient service

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  • noun someone who listens attentively
    listener; hearer; attender.
  • noun a student who attends a course but does not take it for credit

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  • noun (Greek mythology) a sorceress who detained Odysseus on her island and turned his men into swine

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  • noun someone who takes part in an activity
  • noun a person who participates in or is skilled at some game

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  • adverb in distinction from others
    • a program specifically for teenagers
    • he is interested specifically in poisonous snakes

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  • noun a public official authorized to decide questions brought before a court of justice
    justice; jurist.
  • noun an authority who is able to estimate worth or quality

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  • noun something that is commanded
  • noun a doctrine that is taught
    precept; teaching.
    • the teachings of religion
    • he believed all the Christian precepts

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  • noun someone who has entered a religious order but has not taken final vows
  • noun someone new to a field or activity
    tyro; initiate; beginner; tiro.

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  • noun a content word that qualifies the meaning of a noun or verb
  • noun a moderator who makes less extreme or uncompromising

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  • noun a feeling of sympathy and sorrow for the misfortunes of others
    pity; commiseration; pathos.
    • the blind are too often objects of pity
  • noun United States professional baseball player famous for hitting home runs (1895-1948)
    George Herman Ruth; Babe Ruth; Sultan of Swat.

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  • noun a star-shaped character * used in printing
  • verb mark with an asterisk
    • Linguists star unacceptable sentences

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The name given in the Bible to the first man, the progenitor of the human race.

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  • adjective satellite other than as supposed or expected
    • the outcome was otherwise
  • adverb in other respects or ways
    • he is otherwise normal
    • the funds are not otherwise available
    • an otherwise hopeless situation

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  • noun a construct whereby objects or individuals can be distinguished
    property; dimension.
    • self-confidence is not an endearing property
  • noun an abstraction belonging to or characteristic of an entity

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  • noun all of the living human inhabitants of the earth
    humans; human race; mankind; human beings; world; humanity; man.
    • all the world loves a lover
    • she always used `humankind' because `mankind' seemed to slight the women

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  • noun an ardent early supporter of a cause or reform
    • an apostle of revolution
  • noun any important early teacher of Christianity or a Christian missionary to a people
    Apostelic Father.

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  • noun a person who designs and writes and tests computer programs
    software engineer; computer programmer; coder.

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  • noun an authoritative direction or instruction to do something
    bid; dictation; bidding.
  • noun a military unit or region under the control of a single officer

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  • noun an Italian poet famous for writing the Divine Comedy that describes a journey through Hell and purgatory and paradise guided by Virgil and his idealized Beatrice (1265-1321)
    Dante Alighieri.

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  • noun avatar of Vishnu whose name is synonymous with God; any of three incarnations: Ramachandra or Parashurama or Balarama
    • in Hindu folklore Rama is the epitome of chivalry and courage and obedience to sacred law

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