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the jargon or slang of a particular group or class
overly wordy, verbose
any entertainment featuring skits, dances, and songs
a minor weakness or failing of character; slight flaw or defect
solecism - noun a socially awkward or tactless act
The act of addressing or directing one's course (obs.)
a narrow, upright armchair of 16th-century France, having widely splayed arms and a very narrow back
a written contemplation of death, often in the form of a poem
damnation; complete ruin; hell
a magic spell; trick by sorcery
(of speech or writing) indirect and circumlocutory
an ornate style of speaking or writing
pretended ignorance in discussion
of or pertaining to the making of myths; causing, producing, or giving rise to myths
serving to indicate or point out; stimulating interest as a means of furthering investigation.
conveying meaning by hint, euphemism, innuendo, or the like.
using hyperbole; exaggerating.
an ambiguous expression
wise saying; proverb
readily taking on various shapes, forms or meanings
- noun a short pithy instructive saying
pertaining to the alphabet; also, rudimentary; also, a beginner.
Small talk - utterances that mean little but serve a social purpose.
pompous in speech and manner
deification glorification to godliness
a short, witty, and instructive saying.
Insolent or insulting language or treatment
difficult to understand; obscure
a pompous speech, fulmination, diatribe
song of praise or triumph
any tiresome story or complaint that is frequently repeated
to assert or declare
a misapplied or inappropriate name or designation, an error in naming a person or thing
having a common origin
to speak or write at length, wander
(of words) long; having many syllables.
little known, esoteric