This event is an annual celebration of the wine of Cyprus, lasting nearly two weeks and held in the Municipal Gardens of Limassol, the center of the wine-making industry. Wineries there compete to create the most original and decorative booths, and every evening pour out from barrels free samples of their wine. People sitting at picnic tables may watch exhibits of traditional wine pressing. There are also musical, theatrical, and dance performances. Discuss
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Naoroji was an Indian nationalist leader who moved to England at age 30 and worked for the improvement of British policies toward India. He wrote and lectured extensively on the “drain” of wealth from India to England, which he saw as the principal cause of Indian poverty. His work helped to stimulate economic nationalism in India, and the younger generation of nationalist leaders hailed him affectionately as the “Grand Old Man of India.” He was the first Indian to do what in England? Discuss
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Definition: (verb) Apply to a wrong thing or person; apply badly or incorrectly.
Usage: Thus they misapply the sacred writings to defend practices yet more corrupt than those I have been speaking of.
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On Dec. 7, 1995, NASA’s historic Galileo probe plunged into Jupiter’s atmosphere at 106,000 mph, relaying 58 minutes of data back to Earth before it was pulverized in the depths of the enormous planet’s crushing interior. In terms of atmospheric … Discuss
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drywall, plasterboard – Drywall is a building material made of a sheet of plaster covered with heavy paper on both sides; it is also called plasterboard. More…
gypsum – From Semitic, a relative or ancestor of Arabic jibs and Hebrew gephes, "plaster." More…
plaster of Paris – So called because it is prepared from the gypsum of Paris, France. More…
trullization – Laying on plaster with a trowel. More…
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