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  • uncountable, plural readinesses) The state or degree of being ready. 1898, Winston Churchill, chapter 5, The Celebrity: We expressed our readiness, and in ten
    1 KB (65 words) - 14:59, 3 February 2016
  • verbosely and candidly describe. To announce or declare. 1898, Winston Churchill, chapter 2, The Celebrity: Sunning himself on the board steps, I
    3 KB (122 words) - 16:11, 25 January 2016
  • oddity ‎(plural oddities) An odd or strange thing or opinion. 1898, Winston Churchill, chapter 1, The Celebrity: In the old days, to my commonplace and
    1 KB (100 words) - 16:02, 16 October 2015
  • at first (idiomatic) Initially; at the start. 1898, Winston Churchill, chapter 4, The Celebrity: “Well,” I answered, at first with uncertainty, then
    2 KB (68 words) - 01:13, 17 January 2016
  • superlative most permanently) In a permanent manner; lastingly. 1898, Winston Churchill, chapter 5, The Celebrity: We made an odd party before the arrival
    2 KB (83 words) - 23:56, 8 December 2015
  • disturbing) Causing distress or worry; upsetting or unsettling. 1898, Winston Churchill, chapter 8, The Celebrity: I corralled the judge, and we started
    2 KB (90 words) - 00:29, 9 December 2015
  • strongly suggestive of a forthcoming challenge to the governor.‎ 1898, Winston Churchill, chapter 8, The Celebrity: The humor of my proposition appealed more
    2 KB (128 words) - 01:17, 17 January 2016
  • more bitterly, superlative most bitterly) In a bitter manner. 1898, Winston Churchill, chapter 4, The Celebrity: Judge Short had gone to town, and Farrar
    2 KB (126 words) - 13:25, 29 January 2016
  • The relaxed rules were greatly tightened after the lawsuit.‎ 1898, Winston Churchill, chapter 8, The Celebrity: I corralled the judge, and we started
    2 KB (104 words) - 00:21, 17 January 2016
  • IPA(key): /stɛps/ steps plural of step. 1898, Winston Churchill, chapter 2, The Celebrity: Sunning himself on the board steps, I saw for the first
    983 bytes (68 words) - 17:58, 17 October 2015
  • giving an accurate representation, as, a lifelike portrait. 1898, Winston Churchill, chapter 1, The Celebrity: The stories did not seem to me to touch
    1 KB (95 words) - 01:05, 17 January 2016
  • Hostilities in Europe ended officially at midnight, May 8. 1945. — Winston Churchill, Broadcast from the House of Commons, May 8, 1945. in any case
    880 bytes (47 words) - 05:19, 9 December 2015
  • indicating animation; lively; vigorous. an animated discussion‎ 1898, Winston Churchill, chapter 8, The Celebrity: The humor of my proposition appealed more
    2 KB (118 words) - 00:45, 17 January 2016
  • Unlike what is expected; differing in some way from the norm. 1898, Winston Churchill, chapter 2, The Celebrity: I had occasion […] to make a somewhat
    3 KB (221 words) - 00:21, 17 January 2016
  • English it appeared in telegrams from Winston Churchill to Harry S. Truman in 1945 before being popularized by Churchill in a speech he gave at Westminster
    3 KB (130 words) - 20:03, 18 January 2016
  • splendidly, superlative most splendidly) In a splendid manner. 1898, Winston Churchill, chapter 4, The Celebrity: “Well,” I answered, at first with uncertainty
    671 bytes (59 words) - 16:16, 20 October 2015
  • most disgraceful) Bringing or warranting disgrace; shameful. 1898, Winston Churchill, chapter 4, The Celebrity: Mr. Cooke at once began a tirade against
    3 KB (96 words) - 20:55, 12 December 2015
  • to spring from the want of thankfulness for what we have. 1898, Winston Churchill, chapter 4, The Celebrity: No matter how early I came down, I would
    2 KB (110 words) - 20:44, 8 December 2015
  • consciousnesses) The state of being conscious or aware; awareness. 1898, Winston Churchill, chapter 5, The Celebrity: Although the Celebrity was almost impervious
    4 KB (120 words) - 13:32, 6 February 2016
  • something; discovering something that was hidden or disguised. 1898, Winston Churchill, chapter 1, The Celebrity: In the old days, to my commonplace and
    2 KB (144 words) - 23:09, 8 December 2015

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