from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Casting the evil eye; fascinating; bewitching.
  • n. See the extract.


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  • I much prefer Sigrid Holmwood's reworked 19th-century Nordic genre paintings, rendered in eye-biting fluorescent colour.

    Saatchi's Newspeak: the good, bad and indifferent

  • The brave or desperatesouls who venture into the complicated tunnel system behind the Food Court and who survive tell tales of a horrible, synthetic, eye-biting cloud of Spring Meadow-scented vapour.

    Blame Germany! « raincoaster


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