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Composite order

Composite order
In Classical architecture, one of the five Classical orders; combines characteristics of both the Corinthian and Ionic orders; similar to the Corinthian order, but much more embellished. The capital consists of volutes borrowed, with modifications, from the Ionic capital; the circle of acanthus leaves applied to the capital is borrowed from the Corinthian capital. See illustration under bases for an example of a base of the Composite order.
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The Italian ordered Evans not to talk to the media after Monday's game and blasted his head coach for "talking too much about his contract, the future and the players instead of focusing on the game".
But after hitting the bar the Italian ordered a further retake only for Dida to save.

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