Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun The typical genus of mollusks of the family Cyrenidœ.

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Examples

  • Re felicity's 1950 history book quote re prosperous nations drifting into materialism and anti-intellectualism ... brought from "The A Word" thread by cyrena:

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  • Anyway, thanks for this information about the controllers who taped the events, and the supervisor who destroyed it. cyrena-re relationship of cultural attitudes of others re torture to American attitudes: I don't think that what any non-American thinks about torture should affect the American view or behavior.

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  • All the smoke and mirrors and conspiracy theories and Folktruther's fantasy of "Israelization of America", disrupt discussion of the topic of why so many tolerate torture. cyrena, PART I, only a few special ops people are my friends-most of those I interviewed I'd never met before.

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  • Authoritarian conservatives are primarily anti-government, except where they believe the government can be useful to impose moral or social order (for example, with respect to matters like abortion, prayer in schools, or prohibiting sexually-explicit information from public view). cyrena - "At least this is a damn good start."

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  • In short, that tells me that the war will continue. cyrena - PART II - Re the idea that Americans have "dumbed down" and so accept whatever the government does including torture as OK or in the nation's best interests, it goes beyond that: even when Americans were smarter, the idea of violence or whatever else it took to protect the country was tolerated.

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  • The big news agencies will do no such thing unless it becomes big news, and a court victory could do it. cyrena: '… Ya know, this of course sounds completely horrific to Amy and most other purists.

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  • By Anarcissie, September 4 at 4: 23 am # cyrena: '… Ya know, this of course sounds completely horrific to Amy and most other purists.

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  • The big news agencies will do no such thing unless it becomes big news, and a court victory could do it. cyrena: '… Ya know, this of course sounds completely horrific to Amy and most other purists.

    Extra! Extra!

  • The big news agencies will do no such thing unless it becomes big news, and a court victory could do it. cyrena: '… Ya know, this of course sounds completely horrific to Amy and most other purists.

    Extra! Extra!

  • By Anarcissie, September 4 at 4: 23 am # cyrena: '… Ya know, this of course sounds completely horrific to Amy and most other purists.

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