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German composer of instrumental music (especially symphonic and chamber music); continued to compose after he lost his hearing (1770-1827) Beethoven , Ludwig van Beethoven , van Beethoven
muscle tissue of the heart; adapted to continued rhythmic contraction cardiac muscle , heart muscle
foolhardy competition; a dangerous activity that is continued until one competitor becomes afraid and stops chicken
(medieval Spain) a Jew or Moor who converted to Christianity (especially those who professed conversion in order to avoid persecution but continued to practice their religion secretly) Converso , Marrano
former Celtic kingdom in northwestern England; the name continued to be used for the hilly northwestern region of England including the Lake District and the northern Pennines Cumbria
radical terrorist group that broke away in 1997 when the mainstream Provisional IRA proposed a cease-fire; has continued terrorist activities in opposition to any peace agreement Dissident Irish Republican Army , Real IRA , Real Irish Republican Army , RIRA
difficulty in defecating (usually as a consequence of long continued voluntary suppression of the urge to defecate) dyschezia
member of a group of Jews who (during the early history of the Christian Church) accepted Jesus as the Messiah; they accepted the Gospel According to Matthew but rejected the Epistles of St. Paul and continued to follow Jewish law and celebrate Jewish hol Ebionite , Nazarene
dispute over control of the waterway between Iraq and Iran broke out into open fighting in 1980 and continued until 1988, when they accepted a UN cease-fire resolution Gulf War , Iran-Iraq War
act of tormenting by continued persistent attacks and criticism harassment , molestation
increased depth and rate of breathing greater than demanded by the body needs; can cause dizziness and tingling of the fingers and toes and chest pain if continued hyperventilation
English paleontologist (son of Louis Leakey and Mary Leakey) who continued the work of his parents; he was appointed director of a wildlife preserve in Kenya but resigned under political pressure (born in 1944) Leakey , Richard Erskine Leakey , Richard Leakey
impetus or continued movement momentum
judgment entered in favor of the defendant when the plaintiff has not continued his action (e.g., has not appeared in court) non pros , non prosequitur
(law) a procedure whereby a party to a suit says that a particular line of questioning or a particular witness or a piece of evidence or other matter is improper and should not be continued and asks the court to rule on its impropriety or illegality objection
continued story serial
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