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  • n. Plural form of vignette.
  • v. Third-person singular simple present indicative form of vignette.


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  • One of the vignettes is a scientific paper discussing the conservation of "dynamic manifolds" and it suggests that the Elliot Bay anomaly is a singularity that appeared because of the expiration of another one, possibly the Bermuda Triangle.

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  • For that reason they came to be known as a vignettes, from the French word "vigne" meaning "vine."

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  • Other cartoon gophers — such as Digger gal pal Annie, named for Hill's real-life daughter, and nemesis Lumpy Wheels — will pop up in vignettes this season, mainly on prerace shows but also possibly during races, Hill says.

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  • In an accretion of dead-on telling moments, and in vignettes with mundane titles such as “Guest Towels,” “Frayed Cuffs,” and “Pineapple Bread,” Connell reveals a woman who scrupulously adheres to the decent yet shallow values she was taught: nice manners, a pleasant disposition, and cleanliness.

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  • Each of these vignettes is amusing, often touching, and always told in a very tender way.

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  • Soyer — is surrounded by a gastronomic allegory spanning food production, preparation, service, and writing, in vignettes organized clockwise, around five putti figures.

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  • It presents history in vignettes and is very mystical.


  • Like Vite, actors Daniel Gutiérrez Sánchez and Lorena Allende offered an interesting perspective of the universe with their presentation of vignettes from the play Humanos, Insectos Invasores (Humans, Invading Insects).

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  • Czerneda describes in short vignettes, right from the beginning, a rain of green fluid, the digestion of living things, and the mouths that feed on the result.

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  • The "vignettes" - such as his Glass Hat Ladies, a series of statues and a takeoff on the - Home Page


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