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[bawn-hœ-fuh r] /ˈbɔn hœ fər/
Dietrich, 1906–45, German religious leader: hanged for his involvement in a plot against Hitler. Unabridged
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  • Bonhoeffer in a study of 221 cases of insane criminals found 0.5 per cent of malingerers.

  • Bonhoeffer justly termed them “wild men”, for wild indeed they are when in one of their tantrums.

  • Bonhoeffer describes a type that follows a febrile Daemmerzustand of a few hours or a day at most.

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  • Bonhoeffer, in a study of 221 cases, found only 0.5 per cent of malingering.

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/German ˈboːnhœfər/
Dietrich (ˈdiːtrɪç). 1906–45, German Lutheran theologian: executed by the Nazis
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