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- n. The state or quality of being beady.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The quality of being beady.
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For all that she is blind, for all that she resists full disclosure (my sense is that there are some things she simply cannot bear to write, and a few she was forbidden), there is true beadiness here.
Goodbye to Berlin - and he retains his beadiness and an ability to sum up people and places in a neat phrase: Mick Jagger, he writes, "has the air of a castaway, someone saved from a wreck, but not in the least dismayed by it";
Never satisfied with the gaudy cheesy beadiness that we have: that's human nature for ya.