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Topic: Conquistador Francisco Pizarro Killed (1541)
Posted: Wednesday, June 26, 2019 10:56:52 AM
Corincancha was the Temple dedicated to the Sun. Its outer walls were covered with gold sheets. But, it was not gold what was valued by Incas most.

Sas? Nic. Sassnitz. Rug, ja? Rugen (Telemark)
Topic: flagitious
Posted: Wednesday, June 26, 2019 10:10:46 AM
Such impudent and barefaced falsehood should meet with a suitable check, to deter others from such dangerous flagitious practices in time coming.

Sas? Nic. Sassnitz. Rug, ja? Rugen (Telemark)
Topic: deface
Posted: Tuesday, June 25, 2019 4:34:07 PM
The prosecuting Garda gave evidence before the District Court that he received a complaint that headstones in the cemetery in a place known locally as the republican plot had been defaced by graffiti.

Sas? Nic. Sassnitz. Rug, ja? Rugen (Telemark)
Topic: take
Posted: Tuesday, June 25, 2019 7:02:53 AM
Tara2 wrote:
taurine wrote:
Tara2 wrote:
Which meaning of "take" is here, please?
"If a distributed system expands into another domain, two types of security measures need to be taken. First of all, the distributed system has to protect itself against malicious attacks from the new domain."


I think that to explain the meaning of a word 'taken' applied here it may be helpful to look at the following explanations, although without accompanying them sentences, namely:
v.tr. 6 b. To choose for one's own use, avail oneself of the use of;
6 e. To use (something) as a means of conveyance or transportation;
6 g. To choose and then adopt (a particular route or direction) while on foot or while operating a vehicle;
7 a. To undertake, make, or perform;
9 a. To accept as true, believe;
9 b. To impose upon oneself; subject oneself to;
9 c. To follow or adhere to;
9 d. To accept or adopt as one's own.

The strongest explanations are, in my opinion, given by definitions 6 - b, 7 - a, and 9 - b, c, d.

The word I would use instead of 'taken' could be 'undertaken'.

Thanks a lot!
But they are different, no?


Yes, they are different. The differences between them make the answer to your question more precise.

'Undertake' does work here. It means here entering upon an activity or enterprise.

Sas? Nic. Sassnitz. Rug, ja? Rugen (Telemark)
Topic: How dreadful it is when the right judge judges wrong.
Posted: Tuesday, June 25, 2019 6:50:23 AM
Certainly has family and needs cater to their needs. Family is most important. And experience, of course.

Sas? Nic. Sassnitz. Rug, ja? Rugen (Telemark)
Topic: take
Posted: Monday, June 24, 2019 4:02:34 PM
Tara2 wrote:
Which meaning of "take" is here, please?
"If a distributed system expands into another domain, two types of security measures need to be taken. First of all, the distributed system has to protect itself against malicious attacks from the new domain."


I think that to explain the meaning of a word 'taken' applied here it may be helpful to look at the following explanations, although without accompanying them sentences, namely:
v.tr. 6 b. To choose for one's own use, avail oneself of the use of;
6 e. To use (something) as a means of conveyance or transportation;
6 g. To choose and then adopt (a particular route or direction) while on foot or while operating a vehicle;
7 a. To undertake, make, or perform;
9 a. To accept as true, believe;
9 b. To impose upon oneself; subject oneself to;
9 c. To follow or adhere to;
9 d. To accept or adopt as one's own.

The strongest explanations are, in my opinion, given by definitions 6 - b, 7 - a, and 9 - b, c, d.

The word I would use instead of 'taken' could be 'undertaken'.

Sas? Nic. Sassnitz. Rug, ja? Rugen (Telemark)
Topic: Misery generates hate.
Posted: Monday, June 24, 2019 2:28:44 PM
FounDit wrote:
Adyl Mouhei wrote:
Yes, however; if we can address the causes and deal with them in the most efficient of ways then we may reduce the tensions and potential dismay.


It is true that fear leads to anger, which leads to hate, and makes miserable those who embrace it tightly, but those who lovingly live in it have no desire to abandon it.

Rather, it is worn like a badge of honor, for it confers upon them the exalted status of “victim”. As a victim, they are responsible for nothing, but feel entitled to demand special treatment for their victimhood, feel entitled to punish any and all whom they have come to hate.

It’s the result of giving power to weak-minded people. And once the weak get a taste of power, they become addicted, demanding ever more. But their hatred is never satiated; nor can they be convinced to give up their hate. They simply must be defeated and stripped of any power, for they wield it poorly.



It is not true that fear leads to anger.
In the every day, which brings with itself the awareness of potential danger and fear against it, it is highly probable that it becomes part of the life. And then, there is simply no place for anger because fear has become daily routine. Anger can only exist if there is a hope to fight against fear. If there is no chance for opposition against fear, there is only resignation.
Anger is not the result of a fear. Anger can be a sign that fear is no more present. Because some additional external circumstances free up from fear.

Sas? Nic. Sassnitz. Rug, ja? Rugen (Telemark)
Topic: Misery generates hate.
Posted: Monday, June 24, 2019 4:35:24 AM
Misery brings satisfaction to those who envy you.

Sas? Nic. Sassnitz. Rug, ja? Rugen (Telemark)
Topic: billow
Posted: Monday, June 24, 2019 4:31:14 AM
The dust would billow around and there were times when you would have thought I worked in a flour mill and would finish with a coughing fit.

Sas? Nic. Sassnitz. Rug, ja? Rugen (Telemark)
Topic: The Flying Wallendas Aerialists IN TIMES SQUARE!
Posted: Monday, June 24, 2019 4:21:55 AM
I like his explanation what does it mean "testing God".

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