Definitions

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  • proper noun A variant of Betty, a diminutive of the female given name Elizabeth.

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Examples

  • Bette is still trying to keep Gilgamos alive by spilling her Plutonian secrets to the alien hunter Orian (hunter of aliens or an alien that is a hunter?).

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  • If that is the case then Balzac (only ever read Cousin Bette – illiterate lout that I am [unreliable narrator?]), must be presenting a code that we have learned to accept as a representation of “normality”, which is not only him (it) deceiving us, but ourselves deceiving ourselves.

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  • I'm still not feeling brave enough to tackle Balzac but do have Cousin Bette waiting when I have amassed the courage.

    Book-to-book transfusion

  • I'm still not feeling brave enough to tackle Balzac but do have Cousin Bette waiting when I have amassed the courage.

    Book-to-book transfusion

  • I'm still not feeling brave enough to tackle Balzac but do have Cousin Bette waiting when I have amassed the courage.

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  • The taller ones-the "Bette" - would be cute for a night out but not for every day.

    pretty in the city

  • - Balzac, Honore de - Cousin Bette; Eugene Grandet; Pere Goriot

    wednesday wishes

  • - Balzac, Honore de - Cousin Bette; Eugene Grandet; Pere Goriot

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  • Her long feud with Bette Davis, cherished by drag performers, was certainly camp (“Bette is a survivor,” said Crawford.

    ‘I Am Joan Crawford’

  • A rebellious woman who intrigues Bette from the start, she’s one to watch.

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