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ascertaining
to make certain, exact, or precise
fortitude
strength of mind to overcome something
entreated
negotiate, intercede
traversed
to oppose
gales
strong current of air
capitulated
negotiate
paroxysm
convulsion, sudden fit or attack
indefatigable
incapable of being fatigued
interment
the act of depositing a dead body in the earth
penury
severe poverty
celestial
relating to heaven or divinity
immutable
not capable or susceptible to change
panegyric
formal or elaborate praise
dogmatism
positive assertation of opinion
protracted
delay, defer
spectre
a ghost
remorse
distress from guilt
placid
serenly free of interruption or disturbance
exertion
the act of putting forth effort
irksome
tedious
conjectured
to arrive at by interpretation
(to come to the conclusion that)
indelible
that cannot be removed or erased
obliterated
to remove from recognition or memory
ignominous
dishonorable
serenity
state of being serene
ecstasy
beyond reason or self-control
fiend
devil, demon
pinnacle
the highest point
innumerable
countless
sustenance
means of support or maintenance
purloined
steal
venerable
made sacred by religion or historical association
enigmatic
mysterious
amiable
pleasing, admirable
scion
descendant
immured
imprisoned
asylum
sanctuary
deprecate
to express disapproval of
visage
appearance
rustic
rural
bliss
complete happiness
inconstant
likely to change without reason
impediment
something that impedes
precipice
a very steep or overhanging place
ennui
boredom
languid
weak
insuperable
incapable of being overcome
sanguinary
murderous
magistrate
an official who administers the laws
precarious
depending on the will or pleasure of another
deranged
disarrange
presentiment
premonition
obstinate
not easily removed
intimidated
frighten
omnipotence
almighty
stigma
brand or stain
start
hola senorita. en que le puedo servir?
una carterista tomo mi bolsa con todas mis pertencias
cuando el robo occurio? donde estaba el crimen
el robo estaba en la plaza del sur de la costa en las dos de la tarde
puede ud describir la apariencia del ladron
pienso que el tenga pelo negro. el ladron parecia un adolescente
que su bolsa parece?
mi bolsa es cuero de negro
es posible que haya unos testigos?
quizas alguien reporte el ladron
necesitare su informacion en caso de que alguien encuentre su bolsa.
aqui tiene mi tarjeta de negocios
gracias, llamaremos cuando halle su bolsa
ud cree que encuentre el ladron?
no estoy seguro, pero intentaremos
ojala que encuentre mi bolsa y el ladron
ayduaremos tanto como sea posible
puede un hurto ser prevenido?
en caso de que un hurto sea muy cauteloso
start
hola senorita. en que le puedo servir?
una carterista tomo mi bolsa con todas mis pertencias
cuando el robo occurio? donde estaba el crimen
el robo estaba en la plaza del sur de la costa en las dos de la tarde
puede ud describir la apariencia del ladron
pienso que el tenga pelo negro. el ladron parecia un adolescente
que su bolsa parece?
mi bolsa es cuero de negro
es posible que haya unos testigos?
quizas alguien reporte el ladron
necesitare su informacion en caso de que alguien encuentre su bolsa.
aqui tiene mi tarjeta de negocios
gracias, llamaremos cuando halle su bolsa
ud cree que encuentre el ladron?
no estoy seguro, pero intentaremos
ojala que encuentre mi bolsa y el ladron
ayduaremos tanto como sea posible
puede un hurto ser prevenido?
en caso de que un hurto sea muy cauteloso
ho chi minh
vietnamese nationalist, seeked help from america, went to russia, became commie
bao dai
chosen by the french as a "puppet emperor"
viet minh
vietnamese army led my ho chi minh to liberate from french & japanese
viet cong
viet minh --> viet cong
nguyen vo giap
vietnamese general
jean navarre
last french general in vietnam
dien bien phu
famous battle in vietnam war
pierre monde
french rep at geneva convention
pham von dong
north vietnamese rep at geneva convention
quan duc
buddhist monk who committed suicide
robert mcnamara
US secretary of defense
lyndon johnson
president
barry goldwater
ran for president
ngo dinh diem
south vietnamese president
william westmoreland
american general in vietnam
nguyen van thieu
vietnamese general who makes south vietnam a military government
norman morrison
quaker who set himself on fire outside mcnamara's office
gerald ford
vice president to nixon, became president after watergate scandal
richard nixon
president; watergate scandal
john kennedy
president before johnson
john dean
legal counsel to nixon during watergate
mark feldt
deep throat, FBI leak
bob woodward
journalist publishing inside info; watergate
rosemary woods
presidential secretary, erased 5 minutes of tapes
sam ervin
watergate thief guy
james mccord
told the jury about everything going on in the white house
john sirica
watergate thief guy
orval faubus
governor of arkansas when little rock nine dealio happened
edsel
biggest automobile disappointment/failure
corvair
most dangerous car everrr!
ralph nader
exposed flaws in GM cars