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(religion, spiritualism, and occult)

Charis, asteroid 627 (the 627th asteroid to be discovered, on March 4, 1907), is approximately 36 kilometers in diameter, and has an orbital period of 4.9 years. It was named after a Greek goddess who was surrounded by delight, graces, and pleasures; the Charites were the three goddesses of charm and grace—Aglaia, Euphrosyne, and Thalia. In a natal chart, Charis’ sign and house position indicates where and how one experiences delight. When afflicted by inharmonious aspects, Charis may show the opposite of delight or the derivation of pleasure from unhealthy activities.


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Founded in 1995, Charis works with a variety of local, state and federal agencies in the environmental services arena.
I didn't have much money to spend doing it up but I was determined to make it into a family home," says artist Charis, 30, who is fanatical about reusing, upcycling - giving old items a new look - and DIY.
Sounds good: Charis Burden with Toby, eight, and Esther, four.
Instead, little Charis politely pats her stomach twice.
Professor Donald Muir of Charis said one of its key roles was to bridge the communications gap between academia and industry.
Among the highlights of the tour are a one-of-a-kind Waterford rose bowl commissioned for the centennial of the Tournament of Roses; and the formal portrait of the reigning Rose Queen by Charis Studio of Pasadena.
The Black Cats have already booked one visit in the Capital One Cup and Charis Mavrias' early goal at the weekend saw them cruise past Conference side Kidderminster to reach the last 16 of the FA Cup.
Congratulations to Charis Younger, who won the nationwide Dorothy Perkins competition to find the best new talent in print design.
Pupils (from left) Sarah Bevan, Charis Ashby, Sharan Kaur and Sushma Datia taught French to primary pupils using cards and a video link.
Charis Kaur Poori, aged eight: "I would like a telescope as I want to have a look into space.