|poem or prose composition describing a charmingly rustic scene; pastoral scene, charmingly rustic episode||idyl|
|poem or prose composition describing a charmingly rustic scene; pastoral scene, charmingly rustic episode||idyll|
|(British) day care, nursery that supervises children while parents are at work;, childcare facility, foundling hospital, Nativity scene||crèche|
|(Grammar) conditional clause; conditional mood, conjunction, or verb form, dependent on something else being done, describing series of numbers, limited, dependent on something else; containing a limitation, stating a condition or limitation, true only...||conditional|
|(Hinduism) holy epic poem written in Sanskrit, Indian national epic||Mahabharata|
|(in database management) key word used to identify sort and unite data records, describing thing||descriptor|
|(Informal) beta test, final testing period for new computer software before it is released on the market; beta group, group of users who test a program before general distribution, 2nd letter of Greek alphabet, describing minor form of element, measure...||beta|
|(Music) type of song that was used in the period from the 16th to the early 18th-centuries which is like a madrigal (also canzona), medieval love poem||canzone|
|(Prose) incomplete line, unusually short line; one half of a verse or line (of text), half line of poetry||hemistich|
|12thC Norse poem collection, 13thC Norse poem collection||Edda|
|14-line poem that is written in four stanzas and often follows a particular rhyme scheme (especially iambic pentameter), fourteen-line rhyming poem with set structure||sonnet|
|19th century artistic movement characterized by the practice of painting with colorful points or dots placed in close proximity to one another, divisionism, musical composition technique, style of 19C painting||pointillism|
|a rustic; rude and insensitive person, boor; cheap or stingy person||chuff|
|A term of reference describing a unit of trading for a financial or commodity future. Also, the actual bilateral agreement between the buyer and seller of a transaction as defined by an exchange.||Contract|
|about an epic, epic poetry, large-scale production, like an epic, long narrative poem, long narrative poem; composition which resembles an epic; epic poetry, long series of events, pertaining to a long narrative poem which tells of the adventures and f...||epic|
|abrupt scene change||jump cut|
|abstain, forebear, restrain oneself, desist, chorus, hold self back, melody, recurring piece of verse, something repeated often, verse or phrase that is repeated during a song or poem, chorus; music or melody that accompanies the chorus||refrain|
|account of facts, decorate with legendary scenes, factual or fictional narrative, falsehood, floor in building, legend or romance, news report, plot of fiction or drama, rooms on one building level, short fictional prose piece, story line, subject for ...||story|
|accumulated degree days; (Agriculture and forensic anthropology) figure calculated by summer temperature, Analog-Digital-Digital; term describing the digital process of creating an audio CD, Apostrophe Deficit Disorder; condition in which one is unable...||ADD|
|act a part in a play, act in a particular manner, act in jest, action during a game, action or move in a game, assign or have a position on field, compete against, direct light or water, dramatic composition or production, dramatic performance; game; e...||play|
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