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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. A secret society organized for acts of terrorism and blackmail that was active in the United States in the early 20th century.

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  • _Claud. _ 41, 'historiam in adulescentia, hortante T. Livio, Sulpicio vero Flavo etiam adiuvante, scribere adgressus est.'

    The Student's Companion to Latin Authors

  • _Atr_. scio quid queraris: scelere praerepto doles, nec quod nefandas hauseris angit dapes; quod non pararis: fuerat hic animus tibi instruere similes inscio fratri cibos et adiuvante liberos matre aggredi similique leto sternere -- hoc unum obstitit:

    Post-Augustan Poetry From Seneca to Juvenal

  • Article the phrase "non adiuvante Deo" is erased, which, by the way, indicates that Melanchthon regarded these words as equivalent to those of the German text: "so Gott die Hand abgetan," for else he would have weakened the text against his own interests.

    Historical Introductions to the Symbolical Books of the Evangelical Lutheran Church

  • ***** hic summa leni stringitur Thetis vento: nec languet aequor, viva sed quies ponti pictam phaselon adiuvante fert aura, sicut puellae lion amantis aestatem mota salubre purpura venit frigus. nec saeta longo quaerit in mari praedam, sed a cubili lectuloque iactatam spectatus alte lineam trahit piscis.

    Post-Augustan Poetry From Seneca to Juvenal

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