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  • meritorious — mer·i·to·ri·ous /ˌmer ə tōr ē əs/ adj 1: deserving of honor or esteem 2: having merit a meritorious claim Merriam Webster’s Dictionary of Law. Merriam Webster. 1996 …   Law dictionary

  • exemplary — [eg zem′plə rē, igzem′plə rē; eg′zem plər΄ē] adj. [LL exemplaris: see EXEMPLAR] 1. serving as a model or example; worth imitating [exemplary behavior] 2. serving as a warning or deterrent [exemplary punishment] 3. serving as a sample, instance,… …   English World dictionary

  • ex|em|pla|ry — «ehg ZEHM pluhr ee, EHG zuhm PLEHR », adjective. 1. worth imitating; being a good model or pattern: »exemplary conduct. SYNONYM(S): commendable. 2. serving as a warning to others: »exemplary punihment of the ringleaders. 3. serving as an example; …   Useful english dictionary

  • ex|em|plar — «ehg ZEHM pluhr, plahr», noun. 1. a person or thing worth imitating; good model or pattern: »Justice Oliver Wendell Holmes was the exemplar of the humane jurist. SYNONYM(S): standard. 2. = archetype. (Cf. ↑archetype) 3. a typical case; example. ╂ …   Useful english dictionary

  • ex|em|plum — «ehg ZEHM pluhm», noun, plural pla. 1. a model or pattern worth imitating: »It is unlikely that he will be any more successful in creating an exemplum of love for our times (Saturday Review). 2. an anecdote used to illustrate a moral lesson or… …   Useful english dictionary

  • List of playing-card nicknames — This list of playing card nicknames has the common nicknames for the playing cards in a 52 card deck, as used in some common card games, such as poker. Contents 1 Single cards 1.1 One eyed Royals 2 Texas hold em pocket card nicknames …   Wikipedia

  • South Asian arts — Literary, performing, and visual arts of India, Pakistan, Bangladesh, and Sri Lanka. Myths of the popular gods, Vishnu and Shiva, in the Puranas (ancient tales) and the Mahabharata and Ramayana epics, supply material for representational and… …   Universalium

  • arts, East Asian — Introduction       music and visual and performing arts of China, Korea, and Japan. The literatures of these countries are covered in the articles Chinese literature, Korean literature, and Japanese literature.       Some studies of East Asia… …   Universalium

  • United Kingdom — a kingdom in NW Europe, consisting of Great Britain and Northern Ireland: formerly comprising Great Britain and Ireland 1801 1922. 58,610,182; 94,242 sq. mi. (244,100 sq. km). Cap.: London. Abbr.: U.K. Official name, United Kingdom of Great… …   Universalium

  • Islamic arts — Visual, literary, and performing arts of the populations that adopted Islam from the 7th century. Islamic visual arts are decorative, colourful, and, in religious art, nonrepresentational; the characteristic Islamic decoration is the arabesque.… …   Universalium

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