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  • n  estrangement from god
  • n  an act that is regarded by theologians as a transgression of God's will
  • n  ratio of the length of the side opposite the given angle to the length of the hypotenuse of a right-angled triangle
  • n  (Akkadian) god of the Moon; counterpart of Sumerian Nanna
  • n  the 21st letter of the Hebrew alphabet
  • n  violent and excited activity
    they began to fight like sin
  • v  commit a sin; violate a law of God or a moral law
  • v  commit a faux pas or a fault or make a serious mistake

  • As might be expected, the Archbishop of Canterbury is against sin, but he is against it in a special way.
  • In Rome last week for an audience with Pope John, frail, pale Thomas Cardinal Tien Ken-sin, 69, was halfway to a new assignmenthis first since 1948.
  • A surprisingly popular book in Italy (a 5,000 first printing has been almost sold out) is 913 pages long, costs $11.
News & Articles

  • No hangover, no problem: Plenty to do in Sin City without sinning
    Sin City is often celebrated for debauchery and excess, but there's plenty to do in Las Vegas without breaking the law or the bank.
    June 12, 2013 - Omaha World-Herald
  • 2013 Summer of Swim
    Is “Spend a day in Sin City with Swimsuit models” on your summer to-do list? Well, 1. That’s admirably ambitious, and 2. We’ve got you covered. In just two weeks Sports Illustrated ‘s 2013 “Summer of Swim” will take over Vegas, affording you the opportunity to join beautiful models Chrissy Teigen , Nina Agdal , Alyssa Miller and Kate Bock poolside on June 28.
    June 12, 2013 - Sports Illustrated
  • Royal prank DJ lauded one of the 'best in the land' by employer
    By Michael Sin SYDNEY (Reuters) - One of the Australian radio presenters who staged a royal prank call that was linked to the suicide of a London nurse has been awarded the title of "Top Jock" by his employer, radio network Southern Cross Austereo. Michael Christian was the joint winner in one of the categories of an internal competition that recognizes the company's "best in the land". He was ...
    June 10, 2013 - Reuters via Yahoo! News

  • Cardinal Roger Mahony in Kazinform
    I have come to understand far more deeply that I ever could the impact of this terrible sin and crime that has affected their lives,Cardinal Mahony told a news conference, confirming the compensation deal.
  • John Edwards in Washington Post
    I sin every single day,said Edwards, the 2004 vice presidential nominee. "We are all sinners and we all fall short."

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