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Babel
(biblical-Genesis 11:4-9) a scene of noise and confusion named after a tower meant to reach heaven that collapsed when God caused its builders to speak in different tongues
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Bailiff
A law officer who makes sure that the decisions of a court are obeyed.
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Bald
Undisguised; blunt
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Barren
1. not producing offspring
2. unproductive or unfruitful
3. dull or boring
4. lacking or devoid
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Beatitude
Supreme blessedness; exalted happiness
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Beck
A significant nod, or motion of the head or hand, especially as a call or command
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Belaboring
To discuss repeatedly or at length; harp on
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Belligerence
The act or quality of being belligerent or warlike; aggressiveness.
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Benign
1. Of a kind and gentle disposition.
2. Having little or no detrimental effect; harmless
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Bequeath
to hand down
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Besotten
Obsessed with, passionate about
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Bestowment
Gift; something acquired without compensation
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Bhagavad gita
The Song of the Bhagavan, often referred to as simply the Gita, is a 700-verse scripture that is part of the Hindu epic Mahabharata. This scripture contains a conversation between Pandava prince Arjuna and his guide Lord Krishna on a variety of theological and philosophical issues.
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Bide
To wait; to be in expectation; to stay; to remain
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Big Brother
The head of a totalitarian regime
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Bigotry
Intolerance, prejudice
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Billow
To surge or roll in large swells, surges or undulating masses
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Blight
An ugly urban district
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Bodhidharma
A Buddhist monk who lived during the 5th/6th century CE. These sources, given in various translations, vary on their account of Bodhidharma being either:
- A monk of the Western Region named Bodhidharma, a Persian Central Asian
- A South Indian of the Western Region. He was the third son of a great Indian king
- Who came from South India in the Western Regions, the third son of a great Brahman king
- Of South Indian Brahman stock c.q. a Brahman monk from South India
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Boisterous
1. noisily jolly or rowdy
2. rough and stormy
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Bolster
1. To support with or as if with a bolster (a long pillow or cushion
2. To buoy up or hearten
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Boltzmann
Boltzmann - Boltzmann (1200x1200)
Boltzmann, Ludwig (1844-1906) an Austrian physicist
DID YOU KNOW: Boltzmann derived a formula (the Boltzmann Distribution) which gives the number of atoms or molecules with a given energy at a specific temperature. This can theoretically be used to measure the entropy of the universe.
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Bountiful
Marked by abundance; plentiful.
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Bourgeoise
French word which means Middle Class. Mostly used during the French Revolution. Was a legal category in society
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Brevity
The quality or state of being brief in duration
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Bridle
To hold back or keep in check; control
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Broody
Moody; meditative; introspective
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Bucolic
Rural, rustic
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