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An adventurous expedition undertaken by a knight or knights to secure or achieve something. (The Hobbit)
Interest in or concern for the actual or real, as distinguished from the abstract, speculative, etc. (The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn)
The undue use of exaggeration or display; bombast. (Alliteration)
The Romantic style or movement in literature and art, or adherence to its principles. (William Blake)
Harsh or bitter derision or irony. (Critical commentary on The Shepheardes Calender)
A literary composition, in verse or prose, in which human folly and vice are held up to scorn, derision, or ridicule. (The Satire of the Trades)
The meaning, or an interpretation of the meaning, of a word, sign, sentence. (Middle English "deer"="wild animal")
A body of ten 1st century (A. D.) dramas, of which eight were written by the Roman Stoic philosopher. (Gorboduc)
The surroundings or environment of anything. (5:00 a.m., England)
Relating to or denoting the consonants (s, z, //, //), all pronounced with a characteristic hissing sound. (The silken sad uncertain rustling)
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