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of, relating to or evocative of the works of George Orwell (pseudonym of Eric Arthur Blair 1903-1950), especially the satirical book and movie 1984, which depicts a futuristic totalitarian state; Orwell said."He who controls the past controls the future and he who controls the present, controls the past".and."The most effective way to destroy people is to deny and obliterate their understanding of history."....George Orwell. Other quotes.
   Orwell was born in Motihari, India and was educated in England at Eton College. He served with the Indian Imperial Police in Burma (now known as Myanmar) from 1922 to 1927, when he returned to England. In poor health and striving to become a writer, he lived for several years in poverty, first in Paris and then in London. Out of this experience came his first book, Down and Out in Paris and London (1933), an account of the sordid conditions of the homeless poor. Burmese Days (1934), an indictment of imperialism, is also largely autobiographical. In 1936 Orwell joined the Republican forces in the Spanish Civil War (1936-1939). The description of his experiences, in Homage to Catalonia (1938), forms one of the most moving accounts of this war ever written. Also belonging to this period is The Road to Wigan Pier (1937), a harrowing report on the conditions of unemployed coal miners in the north of England.
   When Orwell resigned from his position in Burma, he resolved to speak out against the domination of any person over another. His condemnation of totalitarian.society is expressed in the brilliantly witty allegorical fable Animal Farm (1945) and in the satirical novel Nineteen Eightyfour (1949). The latter presents a terrifying picture of life under the constant surveillance of 'Big Brother'. Love's effectiveness is hindered when good people lack freeness. God is love:.1John 4:8-16. So, you can see why the dark side satanic demon inspired people, are out to destroy those of love.
   Among Orwell's other writings, all basically autobiographical, are the novel Keep the Aspidistra Flying (1936); Shooting an Elephant and Other Essays (1950), considered models of expository prose and Such, Such Were the Joys (1953), recalling the hardships of his school days' published after his passing. The Collected Essays, Journalism and Letters of George Orwell was published in four volumes in 1968. ...comprised with Microsoft® Encarta® Encyclopedia 99. © 1993-1998 Microsoft Corporation. All rights reserved.

taking immediate.advantage, often dishonestly, of any circumstance of possible.benefit

one who takes advantage of any opportunity to achieve an end, often with no regard for principles or consequences

an opportunity is a situation in which it is possible for you to do something that you want to do, something that adds to you in some way; a favorable or advantageous.circumstance or combination of circumstances; a favorable or suitable.occasion or time; a chance for progress or advancement

suited or right for a particular purpose (an opportune place to make camp); occurring at a fitting or advantageous time (an opportune arrival; an opportune moment) 

ornery, ornerier, orneriest.adjectives
mean.spirited, disagreeable and contrary in disposition, such as.ancient.king Benhadad was:.1Kings 20:1-28; cantankerous

troublesome or oppressive; excessively.burdensome; entailing.obligations that seemingly.exceed.advantages

in another way; differently (she thought otherwise); under other circumstances.(otherwise I might have helped); in other respects (an otherwise logical.mind)
other than supposed; different (the evidence is otherwise)
being the remaining one of two or more (the other ear); being the remaining ones of several (his other books are still in storage); of a different time or era either future or past (other centuries; other generations); additional; extra (I have no other shoes); opposite or contrary; reverse (the other side); alternate; second (every other day); of the recent past (just the other day)
the remaining one of two or more (one took a taxi and the other walked home); the remaining ones of several (ater her departure the others resumed the discussion); a different person or thing (one hurricane after the other); an additional person or thing (how many others are expected to come)
in another way; otherwise; differently (she performed other than the standard way and it worked perfectly)

obliterate, obliterated, obliterating, obliterates.transitive verbs
to do away with completely so as to leave no trace; abolish; to wipe out, rub off or erase
obliteration, obliterator.nouns,.plurals.obliterations, obliterators

oppose, opposed, opposing, opposes.verbs
you say that two ideas or systems are opposed when they are opposite to each other or very different from each other (ideas producing policies diametrically opposed to benefitting humanity; you use 'as opposed to' when you want to make it clear that you are talking about one particular thing and not something else (we ate in the restaurant, as opposed to the bistro)
transitive verb use.to be in contention or conflict with; to be resistant to (the ego avoids new ideas if they require effort to implement); to place opposite in contrast or counterbalance
intransitive verb use.to act or be in opposition
as opposed to
in contrast with; against in comparison; as contrasted with; rather than; instead of

possible to oppose or resist; that can be placed opposite something else (the thumb is an opposable digit)

one that opposes another or others in a battle, contest, controversy or debate (careful with what you say as your words can lead to trouble)
acting against an antagonist or opposing force

placed or located directly across from something else or from each other (opposite sides of a building; opposite sides of a coin); facing the other way; moving or tending away from each other (opposite directions); altogether different, as in nature, quality, or significance (the effect of the medication was opposite to that intended)
one that is opposite or contrary to another; an opponent or antagonist; an antonym
in an opposite position (they sat opposite at the table)
across from or facing (parked the car opposite the store); in a complementary dramatic role to (he played opposite her)

the act of opposing or resisting; the condition of being in conflict; antagonism

the act of choosing; choice; the power or freeness to choose; the exclusive right, usually obtained for a fee, to buy or sell something within a specified time at a set price; something chosen or available as a choice; an item or a feature that may be chosen to replace or enhance standard equipment, as in a car
option, optioned, optioning, options.transitive verbs
to acquire or grant an option on
left to choice; not compulsory; if something is optional, you can choose whether or not you do it or have it;  if something is optional, you do not have to do it or use it, but you can choose to if you want to

the beginning; the start; an initial.stage, as of an activity (at the outset of our trip it was raining but then cleared up beautifully)

an agent, an element or a thing that balances, counteracts or compensates for something else; one thing set off or developed from something else; the start or initial.stage; the outset; an unintentional or faulty transfer of wet ink from a printed sheet to another surface in contact with it; also called setoff; Offset printing
offset, offset, offsetting, offsets.verbs
transitive verb use.to counterbalance, counteract.or.compensate for (fringe benefits designed to offset low salaries)
Printing:.to cause (printed matter) to transfer or smear on another surface; to produce by offset printing
intransitive verb use.to develop, project or be situated as an offset
Printing:.to become marked by or cause an unintentional transfer of ink

the progeny or descendants of a person, considered as a group or an animal or a plant, also considered as a group; a result; a product

obstruct, obstructed, obstructing, obstructs.transitive verbs
to block or fill (a passage) with obstacles or an obstacle; block; to impede, retard.or.interfere with; hinder.(obstructed the progress); to get in the way of
one that obstructs; an obstacle; the act or an instance of obstructing; the condition of being obstructed; the act of causing a delay

something or someone that opposes, stands in the way of or holds up progress; an obstruction, bar, barrier, block, hindrance, impediment

one who holds an office of authority in an organization which has given authority to someone working for it, such as a corporation or government (a police officer {one from the office of the police corporation} charged with corporate policy.enforcement); a person who holds a commission in the armed forces; one who is licensed in the merchant marine as master, mate, purser, chief engineer or assistant engineer; a maritime officer

a duty or function assigned to; a position of authority, duty or trust given to a person, as in a government or corporation (the office of vice president); a place for management of activities, such as in business, clerical or professional work (a good idea is to have an office in the home for the general.necessities of its controlling; the personnel in an office of business); a subdivision of a governmental department (the U.S.A. Patent Office); a major executive division of a government (the British Home Office; a public position (seeking office in local government)

something that branches out or derives its existence or origin from a particular source; a branch
Botany:.a lateral.shoot from the main stem of a plant

inclined to be distant and reserved; aloof

a person who is felt to be particularly.cruel, brutish or hideous in appearance; a giant or monster in legends and fairy tales that eats human beings

derivedor coming from; originating at or from (men of the north); caused by; resulting from; a way from; at a distance from (a mile east of here); so as to be separated or relieved from (robbed of one's dignity; cured of anger); give of one's time; two of her friends; most of the cases; composed or made from (a dress of silk); a man of your religion; the rungs of a ladder; a person of honor; very nice of you; a basket of groceries; a depth of ten feet; the Garden of Eden; a love of horses; products of the vine; a year of great weather; think highly of her proposals; will speak of it later; slow of speech; a day of rest; before; until (five minutes of two)

inclined to be distant and reserved; aloof

if you describe.something or someone as offbeat, you think that they are different from normal
not conforming to an ordinary.type or pattern; unconventional (offbeat humor)
Music:.an unaccented beat in a measure

if something is taken off something else or moves off it, it is no longer touching that thing (he took his feet off the desk; I took the key for the room off a rack above her head; she wiped the lipstick off his face with his handkerchief); from a place or position (then he drove off); at a certain distance in space or time (a mile off; a week off; his watch shows time 2 minutes off); from a given course or route; aside (swerved off into a ditch); into a state of unconsciousness (I must have dozed off); so as to be no longer on, attached or connected (shaved off his mustache); so as to be divided (marked off the playing field by yards); so as to be no longer continuing, operating or functioning (switched off the radio); so as to be completely removed, finished or eliminated (kill off the mice); so as to be smaller, fewer or less (sales dropped off); so as to be away from work or duty (they took a day off); offstage; detach, remove (she broke off a small piece of orange and held it out to him; his exhaust pipe fell offon the road)
distant or removed; farther (the off side of the barn); remote; slim (stopped by on the off chance that they're home); not on, attached or connected (with his shoes off); not operating or operational (the oven is off); to longer taking place; canceled (the wedding is off); slack (production was off this year); not up to standard; below a normal or satisfactory level (your pitching is off today; she had an off day at work); not accurate; incorrect (your statistical results are off); somewhat crazy; eccentric (I think that person is a little off); started on the way; going (I'm off to see the wizard, the wonderful wizard of Oz); absent or away from work or duty (he's off every Tuesday); spent away from work or duty (my days off are Monday, but sometimes, Friday, Saturday and Sunday)
so as to be removed or distant from (the bird hopped off the branch; away or relieved from (off duty); by consuming (living off locusts and honey); extending or branching out from (the tailpipe takes off from the engine); not up to the usual standard of (off his game); so as to abstain from (went off white sugar and flour)
off the wall
unconventional (the plan to drill a tunnel through to the center of the Earth was a bit off the wall); absurd; flaky
Usage note: In Modern English the compound preposition 'off of' is best avoided (he stepped off, not off of, the platform); in its use to indicate a source, style requires 'off' to be such (I borrowed it 'from', not 'off', my brother). See more Usage notes.

observe, observed, observing, observes.verbs
transitive verb use.to be or become aware of, especially through careful and directed attention; notice; to watch attentively (children alert to learning); to make a systematic or scientific observation of (observe the orbit of the moon); to adhere to or abide by (observe the terms of an agreement); to keep or celebrate (a holiday, for example; observe an anniversary)
intransitive verb use.to take notice; to watch or be present without participating actively (we were invited to the conference solely to observe)
one that observes

possible to observe (observable phenomena; an observable change in demeanor); noticeable; deserving or worthy of note; noteworthy (an observable anniversary)
(the picture was of an interesting observable)

quick to perceive or apprehend; alert (an observant driver); careful; diligent in observing a law, custom, duty or principle (observant of the speed limit)
(observantly aware of surroundings)
the act of watching; observation ("Consider how much intellect was needed in the architect and how much observance of nature"....John Ruskin; the act or custom of keeping or celebrating a holiday or other ritual.occasion; a customary rite or ceremony; the act or practice of observing or complying with a law, custom, command or rule

the act or faculty of observing; the fact of being observed; the act of noting and recording something, such as a phenomenon, with instruments; the result or record of such notation (a meteorological observation); a comment or remark; an inference or a judgment that is acquired from or based on observing