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  • v. Third-person singular simple present indicative form of signalise.


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  • "Ireland is accustomed to disappointment; she is accustomed to what she signalises as betrayal, but her spirit remains unbroken, and she goes on her way undaunted to seek, it may be by new methods and a new road, her appointed gaol."

    Punch, or the London Charivari, Volume 152, March 21, 1917

  • He is unfailingly noble -- it is, in the end, the trait which most surely signalises him.

    Edward MacDowell

  • His first task is to translate the object faithfully into his special medium; his second task, somewhat more ambitious, is so to penetrate into the object during that process of translation that this translation may become at the same time analytic and imaginative, in that it signalises the object's structure and emphasises its ideal suggestions.

    The Life of Reason

  • [87] That is to say, Imperator, who always signalises his presence by making a cross on the paper, or, with his hand, in the air.

    Mrs. Piper & the Society for Psychical Research

  • The trial closes with the customary drinks; Bowlaigs gettin 'his forty drops with the rest, on the hocks of which he signalises his reestoration to his rights an' freedom as a citizen by quilin 'up in his corner an' goin 'to sleep.

    Wolfville Nights

  • The desire for peaceful retirement, characteristic of the early Augustans, the contentment with lettered leisure that signalises the poetry of the later

    The History of Roman Literature From the earliest period to the death of Marcus Aurelius

  • The civil, that of the Statuto, was the one fully national Italian holiday as by law established -- the day that signalises everywhere over the land at once its achieved and hard-won unification; the religious was a jubilee of certain local churches.

    Italian Hours

  • I may just emphasise in a few sentences the points which our Lord here signalises in regard to the Champion whom He sends.

    Expositions of Holy Scripture: St. John Chaps. XV to XXI

  • The first point that He signalises is the world's ignorance.

    Expositions of Holy Scripture: St. John Chaps. XV to XXI

  • She stood clutching her hands in the half-sobbing ecstasy which signalises a spiritual exaltation built on disquiet.

    Sandra Belloni — Volume 4


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