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Feud

Feud

1. A combination of kindred to avenge injuries or affronts, done or offered to any of their blood, on the offender and all his race.

2. A contention or quarrel; especially, an inveterate strife between families, clans, or parties; deadly hatred; contention satisfied only by bloodshed. Mutual feuds and battles betwixt their several tribes and kindreds. (Purchas)

Synonym: Affray, fray, broil, contest, dispute, strife.

Origin: oe. Feide, as. Fh, fr. Fah hostile; akin to OHG. Fhida, g. Fehde, Sw. Fejd, D. Feide; prob. Akin to E. Fiend. See Foe.


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Re: Why The Religious Minded Rule Science With Science

Biohazard, I agree with what you are trying to say but what I found shows Galileo was caught up in a very academia related power struggle feud than most think especially with philosopher Bruno like daring the pope to martyr him for beating the church up with with Galileo worked on too. I also ...

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by GaryGaulin
Tue Aug 11, 2009 1:44 pm
 
Forum: Evolution
Topic: Why The Religious Minded Rule Science With Science
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Why The Religious Minded Rule Science With Science

... school taught Galileo wanted to be a monk and clergy respected him, then in college his professors gave up on him which helped start an academia feud that reached the pope. Here below is the author of "Big Bang Theory" the Belgian Roman Catholic priest honorary prelate professor of ...

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by GaryGaulin
Mon Aug 10, 2009 9:03 am
 
Forum: Evolution
Topic: Why The Religious Minded Rule Science With Science
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So me and a friend are arguing about water intoxication...

Me and a friend got into a small feud about water ingestion related deaths: We all know that drinking too much water causes you to die. From my understanding, drinking too much water causes it to sit in the bowels, where it proceeds to absorb ...

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by cyberslick
Sat Mar 18, 2006 7:46 pm
 
Forum: Physiology
Topic: So me and a friend are arguing about water intoxication...
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