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  • conscience — n. 1 a moral sense of right and wrong esp. as felt by a person and affecting behaviour (my conscience won t allow me to do that). 2 an inner feeling as to the goodness or otherwise of one s behaviour (my conscience is clear; has a guilty… …   Useful english dictionary

  • Conscience — Not to be confused with consciousness. For other uses, see Conscience (disambiguation). Vincent van Gogh, 1890. Kröller Müller Museum. The Good Samaritan (after Delacroix). Conscience is an aptitude, faculty, intuition or judgment of the …   Wikipedia

  • Conscience Fund — The Conscience Fund is one of three gift funds maintained by the United States Department of the Treasury and is used for voluntary contributions from people who have stolen from or defrauded the United States Government.[1] The fund was created… …   Wikipedia

  • penitent — I adjective apologetic, atoning, awakened, chastened, compunctious, conciliatory, conscience smitten, conscience stricken, contrite, expiatory, full of regrets, humble, making amends, penitential, piacular, plagued by conscience, propiatory,… …   Law dictionary

  • Ray, Satyajit — born May 2, 1921, Calcutta, India died April 23, 1992, Calcutta Bengali Indian film director. After studying with Rabindranath Tagore, he became art director of an ad agency and a book illustrator. He sold all his possessions to make his first… …   Universalium

  • Ulrich Mühe — Infobox actor name = Ulrich Mühe caption = Mühe in Cologne on 5 December 2005 at a ZDF photography session for the TV series Der letzte Zeuge ( The Last Witness ). birthname = Friedrich Hans Ulrich Mühe birthdate = Birth date|df=yes|1953|6|20… …   Wikipedia

  • strike — {vb 1 Strike, hit, smite, punch, slug, slog, swat, clout, slap, cuff, box are comparable when they mean to come or bring into contact with or as if with a sharp blow. Strike, hit, and smite are the more general terms. Strike, the most general of… …   New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • Elijah — • Old Testament prophet Catholic Encyclopedia. Kevin Knight. 2006. Elijah     Elijah     † Catholic E …   Catholic encyclopedia

  • History of the Episcopal Church — of the Episcopal Church includes both the cross of St. George and a St. Andrew s cross.] Anglican PortalThe Episcopal Church traces its history from its origins in the Church of England. It stresses its continuity with the early universal Western …   Wikipedia

  • Lex Luthor in other media — As Superman s most well known enemy, Lex Luthor has been portrayed in almost every Superman media tie in and franchise.Lex Luthor is a major supporting character within the Superman mythos and has appeared in many of Superman s adaptations into… …   Wikipedia

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