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Antic

A grotesque sculpture consisting of animals, human and foliage forms incongruously run together and used to decorate molding terminations and other parts of medieval architecture.

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antic
A grotesque sculpture consisting of animal, human, and foliage forms incongruously run together and used to decorate molding terminations and many other parts of medieval architecture. Sometimes synonymous with grotesque or arabesque.
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A centre half, Antic also was part of the hockey squad that finished runner-up, again to Pakistan, in the Asian Games at Jakarta two years later.
Antic added: "Strikers thrive on confidence and at the moment it's something he completely lacks.
Antic, a snaking centre half, who went on to coach the Oman national team after retirement in 1985, having started the game in 1956, added: "The game's changed beyond recognition.
It's true he (Essien) is a very good player but it's also true he hasn't been playing for the last six months," said Antic.
With Antic in charge, the national soccer team has pulled crowds back to the stadiums, several players have peaked and football has won back the its place in society.
Antic said: "Not often, but sometimes Barca wobble.
Antic beat Tim Henman in last year's quarter-finals and he fired down nine aces in his demolition of France's Gael Monfils.
Antic, who will be officially unveiled today, could only look on helplessly as goals from Fernando Torres, Luis Garcia and Emerson sealed a 3- 0 win for Madrid as both sides finished with 10 men.
The Jadar project is a serious and important deal for the Rio Tinto company, but also has great potential with respect to Serbia's development, as the world-class reserves will soon enter the mine opening stage, and the mine will generate more than ten percent of global lithium production," the Energy Ministry quoted Antic as saying.
Zigic has been tipped to make his mark and become one of the stars of the tournament in South Africa by Serbia coach Raddy Antic.
FORMER Aston Villa striker Savo Milosevic scored either side of half time to ensure Raddy Antic won his first home game in charge of Celt a Vigo.
FORMER Atletico Madrid boss Raddy Antic last night told Aston Villa - sign Juninho and win the Premiership.