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  • n. belligerence aroused by a real or supposed wrong (personified as one of the deadly sins)
  • n. a retirement plan that allows you to contribute a limited yearly sum toward your retirement; taxes on the interest earned in the account are deferred
  • n. a militant organization of Irish nationalists who used terrorism and guerilla warfare in an effort to drive British forces from Northern Ireland and achieve a united independent Ireland

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  • The name of my housemate Jon's easy-going orange tabby in the late 1970s.

    April 15, 2009

  • In finances, individual retirement account

    April 14, 2009

  • "Ira" means "wrath" in latin.

    November 4, 2008