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  • Out of favor — Out Out (out), adv. [OE. out, ut, oute, ute, AS. [=u]t, and [=u]te, [=u]tan, fr. [=u]t; akin to D. uit, OS. [=u]t, G. aus, OHG. [=u]z, Icel. [=u]t, Sw. ut, Dan. ud, Goth. ut, Skr. ud. [root]198. Cf. {About}, {But}, prep., {Carouse}, {Utter}, a.]… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Sketches from Late Night with Conan O'Brien — The following is a list of sketches performed on the late night program Late Night with Conan O Brien .Major sketchesActual ItemsA parody of Jay Leno s Headlines segment on The Tonight Show in which Leno finds humorous mistakes in various… …   Wikipedia

  • Hein v. Freedom From Religion Foundation — SCOTUSCase Litigants=Hein v. Freedom From Religion Foundation ArgueDate=February 28 ArgueYear=2007 DecideDate=June 25 DecideYear=2007 FullName=Hein, Jay, et al. (Dir., White House Office of Faith Based and Community Initiatives) v. Freedom from… …   Wikipedia

  • Out from — Out Out (out), adv. [OE. out, ut, oute, ute, AS. [=u]t, and [=u]te, [=u]tan, fr. [=u]t; akin to D. uit, OS. [=u]t, G. aus, OHG. [=u]z, Icel. [=u]t, Sw. ut, Dan. ud, Goth. ut, Skr. ud. [root]198. Cf. {About}, {But}, prep., {Carouse}, {Utter}, a.]… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • disgrace — I noun abasement, abjectness, abomination, attaint, bad character, bad name, bad report, bad reputation, bad repute, badge of infamy, baseness, blemish, blot, brand, cause of reproach, cause of shame, comedown, condition of infamy, contempt,… …   Law dictionary

  • disgrace — I. n. 1. Disfavor, disesteem, degradation. 2. Dishonor, discredit, disrepute, disesteem, shame, reproach, disparagement, ignominy, infamy, opprobrium, obloquy, odium, scandal, blot on one s escutcheon. II. v. a. 1. Put out of favor, dismiss from… …   New dictionary of synonyms

  • demote — I verb abase, belittle, bring down, bring low, cashier, cause to descend, cause to sink, debase, decrease in importance, dedecorate, deflate, degrade, demean, depose, depreciate, deprive, dethrone, diminish, discrown, dismiss from favor,… …   Law dictionary

  • disgrace — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) v. t. degrade, abase, dishonor, humiliate; shame, discredit. See disrepute, humility. Ant., honor. II (Roget s IV) n. 1. [A shameful condition] Syn. dishonor, ignominy, shame, humiliation, reproach,… …   English dictionary for students

  • Plame affair — (CIA leak) investigation Related topics and issues 2003 invasion of Iraq ( Operation Iraqi Freedom ) Contempt / Obstruction / Perjury Grand jury Intelligence Identities Protection Act of 1982 (full text) …   Wikipedia

  • impeach — im·peach /im pēch/ vt [Anglo French empecher, from Old French empeechier to hinder, from Late Latin impedicare to fetter, from Latin in + pedica fetter, from ped pes foot] 1: to charge with a crime or misconduct; specif: to charge (a public… …   Law dictionary

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