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Literal TranslationAnswerMeaning
Matter of FactPresented or existing as a matter of fact rather than circumstance
Lands UnknownPhrase used to describe locations that have not been reached or explored
Incident of WarA nation's offenses or threats directly against it
From the ChairA theological term which signifies authoritative teaching of a Pope as infallible
He Has PledgedA legally binding written statement of an individual
For the GoodA lawyer or legal official that will represent a justifiable case
For the TimeAn individual temporarily serving in place of another
Solid groundPhrase used to describe a land mass or area of stable fortitude
Love conquers allPhrase from Eclogue X by Virgil
Let the buyer bewareA caution to a buyer or consumer
Manner of OperatingThe way in which something works or the reason for someone's actions
That Which StandsThe current state of affairs or conditions in a society
I Came, I Saw, I ConqureredCaesar's Message to the Senate
By the HeadTo count each thing or person individually; Used in Statistics and Economics
Around; AboutUsed to denote a year or time around which an event likely occurred
Year of WondersOriginally refers to the year 1666, but today is used to refer to years which events of major importance occurred
Stiffness of DeathA stiffening of the body after death
Literal TranslationAnswerMeaning
Let the seller bewareCaution to a seller which may be held responsible for their product or the actions of the buyer
This for thatGiving up one thing in favor of another
After DeathOccurring after one has ceased living
With Other Things the Same A prediction or logical statement connecting multiple sets of affairs
Great WorkThe best or most famous work of an artist or author
Always FaithfulMotto of the United States Marine Core
Other IAn opposite of oneself; A foil; A different aspect of the same person
Before the WarThe era in the Southern United States preceding the Civil War or preceding any war
Nourishing MotherWhere someone graduated from High School or College
Scraped TabletBeginning anew from a clean slate
Place HolderA person who temporarily fulfills the duties of another
Without which... NothingLegal term for an integral fact or piece of evidence without which there would be no result
From the FormerPrior knowledge regarding an event's occurence
In wine is truthLatinized version of Greek phrase from poem by Alcaeus
To This/For ThisAn improvisation or a sudden impromptu creation or solution/also a committee formed for a specific task
Time FleesTime seems to get away from us or passes faster than one would expect

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