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  • plural readinesses) The state or degree of being ready. 1898, Winston Churchill, chapter 5, in The Celebrity: We expressed our readiness, and in
    2 KB (66 words) - 06:57, 17 June 2016
  • oddity ‎(plural oddities) An odd or strange thing or opinion. 1898, Winston Churchill, chapter 1, in The Celebrity: In the old days, to my commonplace
    1 KB (101 words) - 17:27, 15 June 2016
  • at first (idiomatic) Initially; at the start. 1898, Winston Churchill, chapter 4, in The Celebrity: “Well,” I answered, at first with uncertainty
    2 KB (69 words) - 13:36, 22 July 2016
  • superlative most permanently) In a permanent manner; lastingly. 1898, Winston Churchill, chapter 5, in The Celebrity: We made an odd party before the arrival
    2 KB (84 words) - 15:06, 25 April 2016
  • splendidly, superlative most splendidly) In a splendid manner. 1898, Winston Churchill, chapter 4, in The Celebrity: “Well,” I answered, at first with
    671 bytes (60 words) - 16:16, 20 October 2015
  • strongly suggestive of a forthcoming challenge to the governor.‎ 1898, Winston Churchill, chapter 8, in The Celebrity: The humor of my proposition appealed
    2 KB (129 words) - 03:52, 17 June 2016
  • relaxed rules were greatly tightened after the lawsuit.‎ 1898, Winston Churchill, chapter 8, in The Celebrity: I corralled the judge, and we started
    2 KB (105 words) - 23:46, 24 April 2016
  • bitterly, superlative most bitterly) In a bitter manner. 1898, Winston Churchill, chapter 4, in The Celebrity: Judge Short had gone to town, and
    2 KB (128 words) - 00:25, 17 March 2016
  • telephone, television etc. Actually present. In actual presence. 1898, Winston Churchill, chapter 4, in The Celebrity: The Celebrity, by arts unknown, induced
    2 KB (123 words) - 17:20, 25 April 2016
  • IPA(key): /stɛps/ steps plural of step. 1898, Winston Churchill, chapter 2, in The Celebrity: Sunning himself on the board steps, I saw for the
    983 bytes (69 words) - 04:43, 31 March 2016
  • Unlike what is expected; differing in some way from the norm. 1898, Winston Churchill, chapter 2, in The Celebrity: I had occasion […] to make a somewhat
    3 KB (222 words) - 01:09, 10 July 2016
  • indicating animation; lively; vigorous. an animated discussion‎ 1898, Winston Churchill, chapter 8, in The Celebrity: The humor of my proposition appealed
    2 KB (154 words) - 16:08, 26 July 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 (138 words) - 13:53, 22 July 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
    1 KB (47 words) - 11:19, 15 May 2016
  • consciousnesses) The state of being conscious or aware; awareness. 1898, Winston Churchill, chapter 5, in The Celebrity: Although the Celebrity was almost
    4 KB (118 words) - 20:27, 7 July 2016
  • most sufficiently) (manner) In a sufficient manner; enough. 1898, Winston Churchill, chapter 2, in The Celebrity: Sunning himself on the board steps
    2 KB (113 words) - 15:43, 22 July 2016
  • most disgraceful) Bringing or warranting disgrace; shameful. 1898, Winston Churchill, chapter 4, in The Celebrity: Mr. Cooke at once began a tirade against
    3 KB (97 words) - 22:29, 24 April 2016
  • extremely. The apéritifs were particularly stimulating.‎ 1898, Winston Churchill, chapter 5, in The Celebrity: We made an odd party before the arrival
    3 KB (196 words) - 13:21, 22 July 2016
  • something; discovering something that was hidden or disguised. 1898, Winston Churchill, chapter 1, in The Celebrity: In the old days, to my commonplace
    2 KB (146 words) - 07:45, 17 June 2016
  • to spring from the want of thankfulness for what we have. 1898, Winston Churchill, chapter 4, in The Celebrity: No matter how early I came down, I
    2 KB (111 words) - 21:41, 24 April 2016

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