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Definition: The use of unnecessarily wordy and indirect language.
Synonyms: ambage, periphrasis, evasion

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storming mad

Exceptionally or uncontrollably angry.

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White Lotus Day (Death of Helena Petrovna Blavatsky)

The anniversary of the death of Helena Petrovna Blavatsky (1831-1891) is commemorated by members of the Theosophical Society, which was founded in New York in 1875 by Blavatsky and Henry Olcott. Olcott and Blavatsky moved to India in 1878, and the international headquarters for the Theosophical movement remains in Adyar (near Madras) today. She completed her most important work, The Secret Doctrine (1888), an overview of Theosophical teachings, along with numerous other books, before her death in 1891. More...

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Mother is the name for God in the lips and hearts of little children.
William Makepeace Thackeray

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Today's topic: thicker

concave lens, convex lens - A concave lens is thinner at the center; a convex lens is thicker at the center. More...

plank, board - A plank is thicker than a board. More...

clotted cream - Cream made thicker and richer by cooking. More...

skin - The term for the thin, tight covering on carrots, potatoes, grapes, and peaches—but also the thicker covering of bananas and avocados. More...

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