Vashti


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Vashti

(văsh`tī), in the Bible, queen whom Ahasuerus deposed for disobedience.

Vashti

Old Testament the wife of the Persian king Ahasuerus: deposed for refusing to display her beauty before his guests (Esther 1--2)
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Vashti may be almost 70 but she sings like a young girl while the music sounds like every note and sound has been put together with utmost care.
Lucy rejects Bretton, whose very name suggests Britain, aligning his impassivity toward the Vashti performance with a quintessential English landmark, the white cliffs of Dover: 'Cool young Briton
While waiting for their luggage, it was believed Ms Terry placed little Vashti who was strapped to the baby carrier on the conveyor belt which was stationary at that time.
The burnt body of Vashti Seacat, 34, was found with a pistol at her side and there was a note for her husband and two sons.
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Dad-of-two Andy was described as a "beautiful young warrior" in a tribute from his wife Vashti after he died in her arms.
Vashti Farrer's Mr Jonah's Whale tells the tale of a slightly eccentric taxidermist beautifully and with language which is perfectly suited to young readers.
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CUTLINE: (1) The Clinton American Youth Football 10-and-under cheerleading squad members were (front, from left) Meaghan McDonald, Julia Despotopulos, Desarae Tencati and Julyana Romano; (second row, from left) Kiara Bigeau, Amanda Boisoneault, Gia Ciccone, Lauren Newell, Hanna Allen and student demonstrator Amy Snow; (kneeling, from left) Hailee Temple and Alison Mailhoit; and (standing, from left) demonstrator Sadie Despotopulos, Chanelle LaBossiere, Jocelyn Rossignol, Vashti Stanley, Aaliyah Brown, Sydney Kerivan, Bella Soto, Kelsey Houle and Belle Gemma.
They live near a lake with their Standard Poodles, Shiloh and Tanner and also their Rag Doll cat Vashti, who is working towards her certification as a therapy partner cat.
Rather than recognizing the limitations in her society's knowledge, Vashti condemns his behavior as "unmechanical" and returns to her own cell.
When Vashti is banned from court, the king chooses his new bride to be the modest Esther, who unlike the other women seeking favor from the king, presents herself humbly.