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Vinca

(vĭn′kă)
A genus of herbs including periwinkles, from which vincristine and vinblastine are obtained.
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With its impassioned score, "Vincere" is truly operatic in its emotive force.
Punctuating his stylized, operatic drama with documentary footage, "Vincere" - the first film to take on the Mussolini legacy since Carlo Lizzani's "The Last Days of Mussolini" in 1974 - analyzes how an entire nation fell under the spell of a ruthless dictator who betrayed the same people that supported his ascent to power.
A Zarathustra venuto nel mondo per vincere la svalutazione della realta, per sollecitare la capacita degli uomini di 'superarsi', per prospettare futuri alitanti che eternamente ritornano, a questo Zarathustra, secondo Nietzsche, l'uomo deve prestar fede.
(102.) <<Bisogna vincere gli effetti disastrosi di una morale incentrata soltanto sulla coscienza, dato che essa mai perdona e solo accusa provocando una terribile solitudine e un'incapacita radicale nella vita morale>>, ibid., 471.
A little-remarked film that fell under the critical floorboards was Marco Bellocchio's Vincere. The gripping story of how Mussolini treated his mistress, played with fine-tuned pathos by Giovanna Mezzogiorno, this film not only grabs the audience but raises many interesting questions about the connection between personal life and politics.
(33.) "De nomine Nicholaus dicitur a nichos quod est victoria et leo quod est populus; inde Nicholaus quasi victoria populi, id est vitiorum que popularia sunt et vilia; vel dicitur vitoria populi quia multos populos vita et doctrina docuit vitia et peccata vincere." Voragine 1:38.
Tasso, 1996, 47-48: "Chi con esso voi giocasse, graziosa signora, potrebbe ragionevolmente por la vittoria nel perdere e a bell'arte lasciarsi vincere, come fanno alcuni cortesi, i quali, giuocando con le dame, si lasciano vincere a bello studio.
Anzitutto, nel suo stile di comunicazione: non ha bambini come protagonisti, non si urla, non si applaude, non ci sono momenti di spettacolo (come invece accade in Solletico), non c'e nulla da vincere, non ci sono interruzioni.
It did not mean at all that natives were encouraged to go in for sport, nor did it give them facilities and encouragement for their training in manly games but above all, it failed to make them understand the true philosophical value and pedagogic importance of the motto we alluded to the other day, in connection with the African medal created in 1923 by the International Olympic Committee as a medal of encouragement, on it were engraved the following words: 'athletae propium est se ipsum noscere, ducere et vincere'.
When pressed, English speakers are inclined to suppose that the word "victim" is derived from the Latin verb vincere, which means to conquer.
10.14.2 that, while the Stoic attempts to overcome human nature (hominis naturam vincere), the Cynic tries to transcend it (hominis naturam excedere).
Soumillon's win came at the expense of Emma-Jayne Wilson, the first female rider to take part in the competition in its ten-year history, who had to settle for second spot on Vincere.