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Greene V., U.S. dentist, 1836-1915. See: Black classification.
Farlex Partner Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012


A person who, for the purposes of equal opportunity monitoring, has Black ethnic lineage, which includes, but is not limited to, British Blacks, regardless of where they were raised or educated.

A person having origins in any of the Black racial groups of Africa. It includes people who indicate their race as "Black, African American, or Negro," or provide written entries such as Afro American, Kenyan, Nigerian or Haitian.
Segen's Medical Dictionary. © 2012 Farlex, Inc. All rights reserved.

politically correct

Politically sensitive adjective Referring to language reflecting awareness and sensitivity to another person's physical, mental, cultural, or other disadvantages or deviations from a norm; a person is not mentally retarded, but rather mentally challenged; a person is not obese but rather has an eating disorder, etc
Politically correct-a microglossary
Former term PC term
American Indian Native American
Black African American
Demented Disoriented, severely confused
Handicapped Disadvantaged
Homophobic Heterosexually biased
Housebound Domestic
(American) Indian  Native American
Mentally retarded Mentally disabled or challenged
Obese Large, ample, right-sized
Oriental  Asian
Physically handicapped Physically disadvantaged
Poorly educated Educationally disadvantaged
Racist Culturally insensitive
Stupid Educationally challenged
Politically correct ad absurdum–a microglossary
PCAA term Translation
Colorful Flaky, fruity
Detail oriented  Anal-retentive or, if extreme, obsessive compulsive
Eccentric  Nuts, weird
Enthusiastic & hopeful  Insufferably arrogant
Follicly challenged  Bald
Knowledge deficient Ignorant
Obtunded Stupid
Sexual arts specialist  Prostitute, hooker
Sexual arts aficionado  Slut, sleaze
Vertically challenged Short
Vertically enhanced  Tall
Visually challenged Myopic  
McGraw-Hill Concise Dictionary of Modern Medicine. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.


A visual sensation having no colour and being of extremely low luminosity.
Millodot: Dictionary of Optometry and Visual Science, 7th edition. © 2009 Butterworth-Heinemann

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Even so, where Delhi Belly's strength was its take-it-or-leave-it consistency, and the fact that it didn't rely on individuals, Blackmail sets out to achieve its commercial goals, making it a significantly less risky venture - as epitomised by the Urmila Matondkar cameo in the item number Bewafa Beauty.
A police lieutenant told prosecutors that the woman sent them an email complaint alleging that the accused had blackmailed her, threatening to tarnish her reputation, and forced her to send him money.
"That's why it (blackmail) is always serious and always results in custodial sentences.
Ralph McLeod, 37, of |Belmont Road, Courthouse Green, Coventry: Found guilty of false imprisonment, blackmail and GBH with intent.
Katie, 35, and husband Kieran, 26, were said to have been "rocked" by the alleged blackmail. But Katie yesterday tweeted that their marriage was unaffected by it.
Jenny Baines, prosecuting, told magistrates a charge of blackmail could only be dealt with by a Crown Court and asked the bench to send the case to the upper court.
Blackmail cases often result from an illicit relationship between the offender and the victim, said Ghamdi, though he noted the prevalence of cases in which pictures were taken from or put on a woman's computer or cell phone after being left at repair shops.
Selby, from Chiswick, west London, who was convicted of the charge at the same trial as the others, received four years, and Amos from Church Crookham, Hampshire, who pleaded guilty to conspiracy to blackmail, received four years.
Strachan and McGuigan, both from London, turned to blackmail after failing to sell the material to newspapers.
His brother, Isaac Lye Callison, 23, of Napier Road, Swalwell, is also accused of kidnap and blackmail.
Victims of the online blackmail gang included Canbet Sports Bookmakers, who refused to pay a $10,000 ransom demand and found their website had been taken out of action by the hackers during the Breeders' Cup Races, losing them more than $200,000 in lost business for every day of downtime.
Blackmail Boy * Written and directed by Michalis Reppas and Thanassis Papathanasiou * Picture This!