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Bonze

 

(1) A Buddhist monk in Asian countries.

(2) Figuratively, an arrogant, conceited official (for example, in the revisionist trade unions of capitalist countries, the organizational officials are trade-union bonzes).

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Le Marocain Nabil Zouhair a remporte la medaille de bonze de l'epreuve sol hommes, disputee mercredi a la salle Ibn Rochd a Rabat, dans le cadre de ces 12e Jeux Africains.
However, there are also very unusual, even spectacular suicide methods, such as the use of dynamite, imitating the suicide of the bonze monks from Vietnam by setting oneself on fire, entering the cage of ferocious animals at the zoo.
The Bonze [Buddhist monk] plays at chess in the pagoda of Juggernaut; the palanquin-bearing slave reflects how he may best checkmate a pebble king, on a chess-board traced on the sands of the Ganges; the Icelandic bishop whiles away the tedious gloom of a polar night with his long-calculated moves on the chess-board, commencing with that which has become identi-fied with the name of Captain Evans: in short, from pole to pole, the 64 squares of the noble game have solaced the sorrows of the lords of the creation.
Mlindi Kulashe gave a suitably menacing performance as the Holy Man, Bonze, angered at Butterfly's decision to betray her own religion to adopt her husband's Christian faith, and later in the role of would-be suitor Prince Yamadori.
During their clash at the final, Tasmuradov, a 2014 world bonze medalist, jumped out to a 2-0 lead on 2013 world champion Yuh when he countered an arm spin by the Korean wrestler to send him flying through the air exposed to the mat.
The supporting characters are little more than cameos, with the best being baritone Bruce Kellys bang-on milquetoast bureaucrat, Sharpless, and mezzo Armine Kassabian's desperately loyal maid, Suzuki, though kudos should be given to The Bonze (Jeremy Bowes) who looked like The Lord of the Rings' brooding elf, Legolas, in an outtake of The Walking Dead.
Gibson is the first swimmer to be supported by Derwentside ASC since Jo Jackson, who went on the win a bonze medal at the 2008 Beijing Olympics in the 400m freestyle.
Not wishing to inflate my own personality, however, I aimed rather for the character of a bonze [a Japanese priest], a simple worshipper of the eternal Buddha.'
On the track, Barakat Al Harthy, Bader Al Jabri, Abdullah Al Sooli and Mohammed Al Sdi bagged gold in 4x100m relay while Omani women team of Shnoona Al Habsi, Buthaina Al Yaqoobi, Mazoon Al Alawi and Hiba Al Asmi tasted double success bagging bonze in both 4x100m and 4x400m Barakat also bagged silver in the 100m.
Many ancient depictions of Apollo were available to the artist, both in Florence and Rome, the most famous being the Apollo Belvedere, a Roman copy from the second century CE of a Greek bonze (350-325 BCE).
The Kumars went global winning two Emmys, a BAFTA nomination, a British comedy award and the Bonze Rose at Montreaux.
Their senior men's team won bonze at the National 12 Stage Road relays in April adding to the team titles that they won at the Welsh Road Relays and the Welsh Cross Country Championships.