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purple

  • noun a purple color or pigment
    purpleness.
  • noun of imperial status
    • he was born to the purple

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halieutics

A treatise upon fish or the art of fishing; ichthyology.

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purple

  • noun a purple color or pigment
    purpleness.
  • noun of imperial status
    • he was born to the purple

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kinema

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edda

  • noun tropical starchy tuberous root
    cocoyam; dasheen; taro; taro root.
  • noun either of two distinct works in Old Icelandic dating from the late 13th century and consisting of 34 mythological and heroic ballads composed between 800 and 1200; the primary source for Scandinavian mythology

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hemingwayesque

  • adjective in the manner of Ernest Hemingway

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stylist

  • noun an artist who is a master of a particular style
  • noun someone who cuts or beautifies hair
    hairstylist; styler; hairdresser.

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stylist

  • noun an artist who is a master of a particular style
  • noun someone who cuts or beautifies hair
    hairstylist; styler; hairdresser.

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cadenced

  • adjective satellite marked by a rhythmical cadence
    cadent.
    • the cadenced crunch of marching feet

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brut

  • adjective satellite (of champagne) extremely dry

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euphuistic

Belonging to the euphuists, or euphuism; affectedly refined.

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lancelot

  • noun (Arthurian legend) one of the knights of the Round Table; friend of King Arthur until (according to some versions of the legend) he became the lover of Arthur's wife Guinevere
    Sir Lancelot.

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metre

  • noun the basic unit of length adopted under the Systeme International d'Unites (approximately 1.094 yards)
    m; meter.
  • noun (prosody) the accent in a metrical foot of verse
    beat; cadence; meter; measure.

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idyll

  • noun an episode of such pastoral or romantic charm as to qualify as the subject of a poetic idyll
  • noun a musical composition that evokes rural life
    pastorale; pastoral; idyl.

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unrhythmical

  • adjective not rhythmic; irregular in beat or accent
    unrhythmic.

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refutation

  • noun the speech act of answering an attack on your assertions
    defense; defence.
    • his refutation of the charges was short and persuasive
    • in defense he said the other man started it
  • noun any evidence that helps to establish the falsity of something
    falsification; disproof.

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obfuscatory

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encomium

  • noun a formal expression of praise
    pean; paean; eulogy; panegyric.

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unrhythmic

  • adjective not rhythmic; irregular in beat or accent
    unrhythmical.

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romance

  • noun a relationship between two lovers
    love affair.
  • noun an exciting and mysterious quality (as of a heroic time or adventure)
    romanticism.

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belletristic

  • adjective satellite written and regarded for aesthetic value rather than content

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panegyric

  • noun a formal expression of praise
    pean; paean; eulogy; encomium.
  • adjective satellite formally expressing praise
    encomiastic; panegyrical; eulogistic.

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blank

  • noun a blank character used to separate successive words in writing or printing
    space.
    • he said the space is the most important character in the alphabet
  • noun a blank gap or missing part
    lacuna.

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idyl

  • noun a musical composition that evokes rural life
    pastorale; idyll; pastoral.
  • noun a short poem descriptive of rural or pastoral life
    bucolic; idyll; eclogue.

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bald

  • verb grow bald; lose hair on one's head
    • He is balding already
  • adjective satellite with no effort to conceal
    barefaced.
    • a barefaced lie

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headnote

A note at the head of a page or chapter; in law reports, an abstract of a case, showing the principles involved and the opinion of the court.

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rhymed

  • adjective having corresponding sounds especially terminal sounds
    rhyming; riming.
    • rhymed verse
    • rhyming words
  • verb compose rhymes
    rime; rhyme.

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tristan

  • noun (Middle Ages) the nephew of the king of Cornwall who (according to legend) fell in love with his uncle's bride (Iseult) after they mistakenly drank a love potion that left them eternally in love with each other
    Tristram.

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headnote

A note at the head of a page or chapter; in law reports, an abstract of a case, showing the principles involved and the opinion of the court.

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uncollected

  • adjective not brought together in one place
    ungathered.
    • uncollected garbage in the streets

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idyl

  • noun a musical composition that evokes rural life
    pastorale; idyll; pastoral.
  • noun a short poem descriptive of rural or pastoral life
    bucolic; idyll; eclogue.

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spare

  • noun an extra component of a machine or other apparatus
    spare part.
  • noun an extra car wheel and tire for a four-wheel vehicle
    fifth wheel.

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romance

  • noun a relationship between two lovers
    love affair.
  • noun an exciting and mysterious quality (as of a heroic time or adventure)
    romanticism.

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churchillian

  • adjective of or relating to or suggestive of Winston Churchill

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rework

  • verb use again in altered form
    retread; make over.
    • retread an old plot

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characterful

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redaction

  • noun putting something (as a literary work or a legislative bill) into acceptable form
    editing.
  • noun the act of putting something in writing

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faulknerian

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rendering

  • noun a performance of a musical composition or a dramatic role etc.
    rendition.
    • they heard a live rendition of three pieces by Schubert
  • noun an explanation of something that is not immediately obvious
    rendition; interpretation; interpreting.
    • the edict was subject to many interpretations
    • he annoyed us with his interpreting of parables
    • often imitations are extended to provide a more accurate rendition of the child's intended meaning

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expository

  • adjective satellite serving to expound or set forth
    expositive.
    • clean expository writing

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preface

  • noun a short introductory essay preceding the text of a book
    prolusion; foreword.
  • verb furnish with a preface or introduction
    introduce; precede; premise.
    • She always precedes her lectures with a joke
    • He prefaced his lecture with a critical remark about the institution

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francine

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paraphrase

  • noun rewording for the purpose of clarification
    paraphrasis.
  • verb express the same message in different words
    rephrase; reword.

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incantatory

Dealing by enchantment; magical. Sir T. Browne.

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romance

  • noun a relationship between two lovers
    love affair.
  • noun an exciting and mysterious quality (as of a heroic time or adventure)
    romanticism.

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paragraph

  • noun one of several distinct subdivisions of a text intended to separate ideas; the beginning is usually marked by a new indented line
  • verb divide into paragraphs, as of text
    • This story is well paragraphed

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fiction

  • noun a literary work based on the imagination and not necessarily on fact
  • noun a deliberately false or improbable account
    fable; fabrication.

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turgid

  • adjective satellite ostentatiously lofty in style
    tumid; bombastic; orotund; large; declamatory.
    • a man given to large talk
    • tumid political prose
  • adjective satellite abnormally distended especially by fluids or gas
    tumid; tumescent; puffy; intumescent.
    • hungry children with bloated stomachs
    • he had a grossly distended stomach
    • eyes with puffed (or puffy) lids
    • swollen hands
    • tumescent tissue
    • puffy tumid flesh

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fiction

  • noun a literary work based on the imagination and not necessarily on fact
  • noun a deliberately false or improbable account
    fable; fabrication.

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exhibitory

Exhibiting; publicly showing. J. Warton.

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paraphrase

  • noun rewording for the purpose of clarification
    paraphrasis.
  • verb express the same message in different words
    rephrase; reword.

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orotund

  • adjective satellite ostentatiously lofty in style
    tumid; bombastic; large; turgid; declamatory.
    • a man given to large talk
    • tumid political prose
  • adjective satellite (of sounds) full and rich
    rotund; round; pear-shaped.
    • orotund tones
    • the rotund and reverberating phrase
    • pear-shaped vowels

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narrative

  • noun a message that tells the particulars of an act or occurrence or course of events; presented in writing or drama or cinema or as a radio or television program
    tale; story; narration.
    • his narrative was interesting
    • Disney's stories entertain adults as well as children
  • adjective satellite consisting of or characterized by the telling of a story
    • narrative poetry

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rhapsodical

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wort

  • noun usually used in combination: `liverwort'; `milkwort'; `whorlywort'
  • noun unfermented or fermenting malt

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rhapsodic

  • adjective satellite feeling great rapture or delight
    rapturous; enraptured; ecstatic; rapt.

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satire

  • noun witty language used to convey insults or scorn
    sarcasm; irony; caustic remark.
    • he used sarcasm to upset his opponent
    • irony is wasted on the stupid
    • Satire is a sort of glass, wherein beholders do generally discover everybody's face but their own"--Jonathan Swift

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recusant

  • noun someone who refuses to conform to established standards of conduct
    nonconformist.
  • adjective satellite (of Catholics) refusing to attend services of the Church of England
    dissentient.

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genre

  • noun a kind of literary or artistic work
  • noun a style of expressing yourself in writing
    literary genre; writing style.

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unembellished

  • adjective satellite lacking embellishment or ornamentation
    spare; plain; unornamented; bare.
    • a plain hair style
    • unembellished white walls
    • functional architecture featuring stark unornamented concrete

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rendition

  • noun a performance of a musical composition or a dramatic role etc.
    rendering.
    • they heard a live rendition of three pieces by Schubert
  • noun an explanation of something that is not immediately obvious
    interpretation; interpreting; rendering.
    • the edict was subject to many interpretations
    • he annoyed us with his interpreting of parables
    • often imitations are extended to provide a more accurate rendition of the child's intended meaning

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merlin

  • noun small falcon of Europe and America having dark plumage with black-barred tail; used in falconry
    pigeon hawk; Falco columbarius.
  • noun (Arthurian legend) the magician who acted as King Arthur's advisor

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deathless

  • adjective satellite never dying
    undying.
    • his undying fame

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saga

  • noun a narrative telling the adventures of a hero or a family; originally (12th to 14th centuries) a story of the families that settled Iceland and their descendants but now any prose narrative that resembles such an account

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versify

  • verb compose verses or put into verse
    verse; poetize; poetise.
    • He versified the ancient saga

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pointillism

  • noun a school of painters who used a technique of painting with tiny dots of pure colors that would blend in the viewer's eye; developed by Georges Seurat and his followers late in 19th century France
  • noun a genre of painting characterized by the application of paint in dots and small strokes; developed by Georges Seurat and his followers in late 19th century France

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nonliterary

  • adjective satellite marked by lack of affectation or pedantry
    unliterary.
    • her talk was very unliterary"- W.D.Howells

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jotting

  • noun a brief (and hurriedly handwritten) note
    jot.
  • verb write briefly or hurriedly; write a short note of
    jot down; jot.

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ossianic

Of or pertaining to, or characteristic of, Ossian, a legendary Erse or Celtic bard.
The compositions might be fairly classed as Ossianic. G. Eliot.

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chapbook

Any small book carried about for sale by chapmen or hawkers. Hence, any small book; a toy book.

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unornamented

  • adjective satellite lacking embellishment or ornamentation
    spare; plain; bare; unembellished.
    • a plain hair style
    • unembellished white walls
    • functional architecture featuring stark unornamented concrete

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psalter

The Book of Psalms; -- often applied to a book containing the Psalms separately printed.

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novelistic

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idyll

  • noun an episode of such pastoral or romantic charm as to qualify as the subject of a poetic idyll
  • noun a musical composition that evokes rural life
    pastorale; pastoral; idyl.

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miscellany

  • noun a collection containing a variety of sorts of things
    mixture; smorgasbord; variety; motley; miscellanea; mixed bag; salmagundi; assortment; potpourri.
    • a great assortment of cars was on display
    • he had a variety of disorders
    • a veritable smorgasbord of religions
  • noun an anthology of short literary pieces and poems and ballads etc.
    garland; florilegium.

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aphoristic

  • adjective containing aphorisms or maxims
    axiomatic.
    • axiomatic wisdom
  • adjective satellite terse and witty and like a maxim
    apothegmatic; epigrammatic.
    • much given to apothegmatic instruction

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romance

  • noun a relationship between two lovers
    love affair.
  • noun an exciting and mysterious quality (as of a heroic time or adventure)
    romanticism.

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retell

  • verb render verbally, "recite a poem"
    recite.
    • retell a story
  • verb make into fiction
    fictionalize; fictionalise.
    • The writer fictionalized the lives of his parents in his latest novel

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sesotho

  • noun the dialect of Sotho spoken by the Basotho; an official language of Lesotho
    Basuto.

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threnody

  • noun a song or hymn of mourning composed or performed as a memorial to a dead person
    dirge; coronach; requiem; lament.

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unmannered

  • adjective satellite socially incorrect in behavior
    rude; unmannerly; bad-mannered; ill-mannered.
    • resentment flared at such an unmannered intrusion
  • adjective satellite without artificiality; natural
    • the doctor's quiet unmannered entry

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epic

  • noun a long narrative poem telling of a hero's deeds
    heroic poem; epic poem; epos.
  • adjective satellite very imposing or impressive; surpassing the ordinary (especially in size or scale)
    larger-than-life; heroic.
    • an epic voyage
    • of heroic proportions
    • heroic sculpture

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clunky

  • adjective satellite lacking grace in movement or posture
    clumsy; gawky; unwieldy; ungainly.
    • a gawky lad with long ungainly legs
    • clumsy fingers
    • what an ungainly creature a giraffe is
    • heaved his unwieldy figure out of his chair
  • adjective satellite making a clunking sound

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poem

  • noun a composition written in metrical feet forming rhythmical lines
    verse form.

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rhythmical

  • adjective recurring with measured regularity
    rhythmic.
    • the rhythmic chiming of church bells"- John Galsworthy
    • rhythmical prose

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rhapsody

  • noun an epic poem adapted for recitation

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polyphonic

  • adjective having two or more phonetic values
    • polyphonic letters such as `a'
  • adjective of or relating to or characterized by polyphony
    polyphonous.
    • polyphonic traditions of the baroque

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poem

  • noun a composition written in metrical feet forming rhythmical lines
    verse form.

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dithyrambic

  • adjective of or in the manner of a dithyramb

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stylistic

  • adjective satellite of or relating to style (especially in the use of language)
    • stylistic devices

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empurpled

  • adjective satellite excessively elaborate or showily expressed
    purple; over-embellished.
    • a writer of empurpled literature
    • many purple passages
    • an over-embellished story of the fish that got away
  • verb color purple
    purple; empurple; purpurate.

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rhythm

  • noun the basic rhythmic unit in a piece of music
    beat; musical rhythm.
    • the piece has a fast rhythm
    • the conductor set the beat
  • noun recurring at regular intervals
    regular recurrence.

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paratactic

(Gram.) Of pertaining to, or characterized by, parataxis.

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encomium

  • noun a formal expression of praise
    pean; paean; eulogy; panegyric.

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nondramatic

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translation

  • noun a written communication in a second language having the same meaning as the written communication in a first language
    rendering; interlingual rendition; version.
  • noun a uniform movement without rotation

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nonfiction

  • noun prose writing that is not fictional
    nonfictional prose.

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polemicist

  • noun a writer who argues in opposition to others (especially in theology)
    polemic; polemist.

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coruscate

  • verb reflect brightly
    sparkle; scintillate.
    • Unquarried marble sparkled on the hillside
  • verb be lively or brilliant or exhibit virtuosity
    sparkle; scintillate.
    • The musical performance sparkled
    • A scintillating conversation
    • his playing coruscated throughout the concert hall

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incarnate

  • verb make concrete and real
  • verb represent in bodily form
    embody; substantiate; body forth.
    • He embodies all that is evil wrong with the system
    • The painting substantiates the feelings of the artist

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plotless

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vignette

  • noun a brief literary description
    sketch.
  • noun a photograph whose edges shade off gradually

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alliterative

  • adjective satellite having the same consonant at the beginning of each stressed syllable
    • alliterative verse

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writing

  • noun the act of creating written works
    authorship; penning; composition.
    • writing was a form of therapy for him
    • it was a matter of disputed authorship
  • noun the work of a writer; anything expressed in letters of the alphabet (especially when considered from the point of view of style and effect)
    written material; piece of writing.
    • the writing in her novels is excellent
    • that editorial was a fine piece of writing

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joycean

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senecan

  • adjective of or relating to or like or in the manner of the Roman Seneca

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rhapsodist

Anciently, one who recited or composed a rhapsody; especially, one whose profession was to recite the verses of Hormer and other epic poets.

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overblown

  • adjective satellite puffed up with vanity
    pompous; portentous; grandiloquent; pontifical.
    • a grandiloquent and boastful manner
    • overblown oratory
    • a pompous speech
    • pseudo-scientific gobbledygook and pontifical hooey"- Newsweek
  • adjective satellite past the stage of full bloom
    • overblown roses

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epitome

  • noun a standard or typical example
    prototype; image; paradigm.
    • he is the prototype of good breeding
    • he provided America with an image of the good father
  • noun a brief abstract (as of an article or book)

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homiletic

  • adjective of the nature of a homily or sermon
    homiletical.
  • adjective of or relating to homiletics
    homiletical.
    • homiletic speech

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rhapsody

  • noun an epic poem adapted for recitation

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