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  • nearer Less distant from. comparative form of near: more near. 1897, H. G. Wells, The Star: The star grew—it grew with a terrible steadiness hour after
    886 bytes (68 words) - 14:19, 17 October 2015
  • uncountable, plural bluenesses) The state or quality of being blue. 1905, H. G. Wells, Empire of the Ants In an atlas, too, the land is man's, and all coloured
    777 bytes (57 words) - 10:56, 2 February 2016
  • unmistakable) unique, such that it cannot be mistaken for something else. 1895, H. G. Wells, The Time Machine Chapter X Now, I still think that for this box of matches
    1 KB (119 words) - 21:29, 15 May 2016
  • rocks had stood overlooking the valley since time immemorial. 1895, H. G. Wells, The Time Machine Chapter X Now, I still think that for this box of matches
    1 KB (66 words) - 15:29, 23 July 2016
  • See also: Éloi From the fictional species in H.G. Wells' The Time Machine Eloi ‎(plural Eloi) A metaphor for any population or group of persons who
    365 bytes (38 words) - 15:05, 22 October 2015
  • +‎ -ly transversely ‎(not comparable) In a transverse manner. 1895, H. G. Wells, The Time Machine Chapter X Exploring, I found another short gallery
    699 bytes (43 words) - 17:23, 10 February 2016
  • norm, or average. [First attested in the mid 19th cnetury.] 1895, H. G. Wells, chapter 6, in The Time Machine: Living, as they did, in what appeared
    2 KB (94 words) - 20:48, 24 April 2016
  • question he gave me a fleshy cut with it that made me writhe. 1901, H. G. Wells, The First Men in the Moon, ch. 8: [O]ver reefs and banks of shining
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  • Wikipedia has an article on: Time Machine Wikipedia Coined by H.G. Wells in his novel The Time Machine (1895). time machine ‎(plural time machines)
    2 KB (48 words) - 09:01, 4 July 2016
  • participle of quibble quibbling ‎(plural quibblings) petty argument H. G. Wells Suddenly he perceived that he was sure of God. Not perhaps of the God
    502 bytes (42 words) - 23:29, 16 July 2015
  • ‎(plural deflections) The act of deflecting or something deflected. 1918, H. G. Wells, Joan and Peter The next morning Oswald stopped short in the middle of
    1 KB (115 words) - 16:44, 26 April 2016
  • superlative most singularly) In a singular manner. Strangely; oddly. 1895, H. G. Wells, The Time Machine Chapter X Now, I still think that for this box of matches
    1 KB (141 words) - 15:45, 17 October 2015
  • IPA(key): /fjuːˈtjʊərɪti/ futurity ‎(plural futurities) the future 1895, H. G. Wells, The Time Machine Chapter XIII Now instead of reversing the levers I
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  • past participle godmothered) (transitive) To act as godmother to. 1909, H. G. Wells, Tono-Bungay The servants took to her – as they say – she godmothered
    3 KB (116 words) - 23:33, 21 July 2016
  • be able to walk perfectly after being in a cast for six months. 1895, H. G. Wells, The Time Machine Chapter X Now, I still think that for this box of matches
    3 KB (286 words) - 09:52, 8 December 2015
  • this formidable tentacle, that slid wriggling down the ladder. 1897, H. G. Wells, The Crystal Egg The body was small, but fitted with two bunches of prehensile
    3 KB (130 words) - 20:09, 6 July 2016
  • especially to steal money from the organisation for which one works. 1903, H.G. Wells, Twelve Stories and a Dream You waste your education in burglary. You
    3 KB (162 words) - 20:08, 22 July 2016
  • superlative most impish) mischievous; of or befitting an imp. 1897, H. G. Wells, chapter 1, in A Story of the Stone Age[1]: Wild-eyed youngsters they
    2 KB (116 words) - 18:43, 31 March 2016
  • the speaker, the last words might be understood to be jocular. 1896, H. G. Wells, The Island of Dr. Moreau, chapter 15: Sometimes he would notice it,
    3 KB (196 words) - 16:30, 22 July 2016
  • with a central or core city and surrounding towns or suburbs. 1904 — H. G. Wells, The Food of the Gods, Book I ch 4 Before the year was out there were
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