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pitiless

Definition: (adjective) Without mercy or pity.
Synonyms:remorseless, ruthless
Usage:He looked into the pitiless eyes of his enemy and knew then that this would be a fight to the death. .

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Adjectives with Multiple Comparative Forms

Comparative adjectives are adjectives that compare differences between the attributes of two nouns. We form comparative adjectives either by adding "-er" to the end of the adjective, or by adding the word "more" (or "less") before the adjective. However, some adjectives have two generally accepted comparative forms. What are some such adjectives? More...

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The February Revolution

The February Revolution was the first of two revolutions in Russia in 1917. Though spontaneous and poorly organized, the revolution resulted in the abdication of Tsar Nicholas II, the end of the Romanov dynasty, and the start of a new, provisional government. It resulted from a number of factors—low confidence in the monarchy, a looming famine, and a series of failures in World War I, which Russia was ill-equipped to fight. How did Rasputin help to spur the revolution, even though he was dead? More...

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England's Lincoln Cathedral Is Consecrated (1092)

Not long after William the Conqueror named Remigius de Fécamp bishop of what was then the largest diocese in the country, he decided to move the seat of the diocese to a more central location. For the next 20 years, Remigius oversaw construction of a magnificent new cathedral in Lincoln, only to die days before its consecration. Today, its architecture is considered to be priceless. When Queen Eleanor died nearby in 1290, which parts of her body were buried at the cathedral? More...

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Howard Carter (1874)

An experienced archaeologist and Egyptologist, Carter began searching for the long lost tomb of the ancient Egyptian king Tutankhamun in the early 1900s, excavating Valley of the Kings in Luxor, Egypt, through funding by his financial backer, Lord Carnarvon. In 1922, Carnarvon gave Carter one last season to make a discovery. He did, unearthing the pristine, treasure-filled tomb that became world famous. What fact about Carter's life is often used to refute the so-called Curse of the Pharaohs? More...

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I have often thought what a melancholy world this would be without children, and what an inhuman world without the aged.

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n. a psychological disorder characterized by delusions of persecution or grandeur
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Southern 500

The Southern 500 is the oldest southern stock-car race, held in Darlington, South Carolina, since 1950. Drawing about 80,000 spectators, it is one of the four so-called crown jewels in the NASCAR Sprint Cup circuit and is considered the forerunner of those races. The others are the Daytona 500 (in Florida), the Winston 500 (Talladega, Alabama), and the Coca-Cola 600 (Charlotte, North Carolina). The first of the southern super speedways, the oddly configured Darlington Raceway was dubbed "the Lady in Black" by sports writers. More...

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a golden hello

A sum of money paid to a new employee as a benefit for being recruited by a company. More...