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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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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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Antic Disposition's production of Henry V was first staged in August 2015, marking both the 600th anniversary of the Battle of Agincourt and the centenary of the First World War.
Please highlight the fact that no one bothered to come to his financial aid although he had brought laurels to the country," Antic's son William informed PTI.
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.
However, Antic believes that the club successes that some of his players have enjoyed over the last few years will stand them in good stead.
The Serbian Football Association (FSS) said reaching the European Championships would then see Antic, 61, stay on for the 2012 finals in Poland and Ukraine.
In this speech, Hamlet famously admonished the actors not to let the "Clowne speak / More then is set down...." Privileging writing, Hamlet goes on in this same speech, however, to clown and improvise himself: "the First Quarto was marked," Weimann argues, "by a hybrid source of authority, one that was as 'divided against itself' as the double-dealing poetics that, simultaneously, informed Hamlet's antic clowning and his own advice against it" (28).
3-Point Goals--Indiana 6-20 (G.Hill 2-5, Copeland 1-1, Stephenson 1-2, Watson 1-4, George 1-6, West 0-1, Butler 0-1), Atlanta 9-35 (Korver 3-8, Williams 2-5, Teague 2-6, Carroll 1-2, Millsap 1-4, Antic 0-4, Scott 0-6).
* In the so-called safe box of Josip Broz Tito there are but personal belongings of third persons and therefore the countries that are legal successors of former SFRY should not be allowed access to it, Oliver Antic, chief of Serbia's group for succession and advisor to Serbian President Tomislav Nikolic, told Dnevnik.
BRANISLAV Ivanovic may be serving a three-match domestic ban, but Raddy Antic says he holds the key if Chelsea are to dump Barcelona out of the Champions League.
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. Similar to Peter Crouch but more robust, Zigic has been monitored by a host of English clubs in the past couple of seasons.