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  • the expression of a single idea by two words, connected by "and" (e.g., "nice and warm!"), when one could be used to modify the other (e.g., "nicely warm!")

    February 25, 2008

  • a casket for jewelry.
    (one of those little plush jewelry boxes that snap open & shut)

    February 25, 2008

  • also:
    The centre, heart, or hub of a place, organization, sphere of activity, etc
    or
    In the temple of Apollo at Delphi: a sacred stone of a rounded conical shape, supposed to mark the centre of the earth
    or
    A raised prominence in the base of a cup, dish, etc

    February 25, 2008

  • a name aptly suited to its owner

    February 25, 2008

  • Vivid description of a scene, event, or situation, bringing it, as it were, before the eyes of the hearer or reader

    February 25, 2008

  • the inability or fear of looking other people in the eye

    February 25, 2008

  • A rhetorical figure by which an imaginary or absent person is represented as speaking or acting; the introduction of a pretended speaker.

    February 25, 2008

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