make+allusion

  • 1 make allusion to — index mention Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …

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  • 2 make an allusion — index hint Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …

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  • 3 make an allusion to — index imply, remind Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …

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  • 4 Allusion — An allusion is a figure of speech that makes a reference or representation of or to a well known person, place, event, literary work, myth, or work of art. M.H. Abrams defined allusion as a brief reference, explicit or indirect, to a person,… …

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  • 5 allusion — n. 1) to make an allusion to (she made no allusion to the incident) 2) a vague allusion * * * [ə luːʒ(ə)n] a vague allusion to make an allusion to (she made no allusion to the incident) …

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  • 6 allusion — allude, allusion 1. To allude to someone or something is to mention them ‘indirectly or covertly’, i.e. without mentioning their name, unlike refer, which means to mention them directly, i.e. by name. So if you refer to Julius Caesar you name him …

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  • 7 allusion — /euh looh zheuhn/, n. 1. a passing or casual reference; an incidental mention of something, either directly or by implication: an allusion to Shakespeare. 2. the act of alluding. 3. Obs. a metaphor; parable. [1540 50; < LL allusion (s. of… …

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  • 8 allusion — noun ADJECTIVE ▪ clear, direct ▪ frequent ▪ indirect, subtle, vague, veiled ▪ She was made uncomfortable by …

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  • 9 allusion —   When the speaker happened to name Mr. Gladstone, the allusion was received with loud cheers (cited by Fowler). The word is not, as many suppose, a more impressive synonym for reference. When you allude to something, you do not specifically… …

    Bryson’s dictionary for writers and editors

  • 10 allusion —     When the speaker happened to name Mr. Gladstone, the allusion was received with loud cheers (cited by Fowler). The word is not, as many suppose, a more impressive synonym for reference. When you allude to something, you do not specifically… …

    Dictionary of troublesome word

  • 11 make — verb Make is used with these nouns as the subject: ↑batsman, ↑company, ↑factory, ↑firm, ↑picture, ↑recipe, ↑sale Make is used with these nouns as the object: ↑accommodation, ↑accompaniment, ↑accusation, ↑ …

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  • 12 you cannot make bricks without straw — Nothing can be made or performed without the necessary materials. Frequently used as a metaphorical phrase, to make bricks without straw. A (misapplied) allusion to EXODUS V. 7 (AV) Ye shall no more give the people straw to make brick, as… …

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  • 13 you can't make bricks without straw — proverb nothing can be made or accomplished without proper or adequate material or information Origin: with biblical allusion to Exodus 5; without straw meant without having straw provided (i.e., the Israelites were required to gather the straw… …

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  • 14 mention — I (reference) noun allegation, allusion, assertion, commemoratio, comment, communication, enlightenment, expression, hint, implication, indication, indirect hint, inference, insinuation, intimation, mentio, note, passing word, recital, recitation …

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  • 15 Esan — (pronounced / aysan /) is one of the major ethnic groups in Edo State, South south geopolitical zone of Nigeria. It is believed by many historians that the name Esan (originally, E san fia ) owes its origin to Bini (meaning, they have fled or… …

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  • 16 Clavier-Übung III — Johann Sebastian Bach, 1746 The Clavier Übung III, sometimes referred to as the German Organ Mass, is a collection of compositions for organ by Johann Sebastian Bach, started in 1735–6 and published in 1739. It is considered to be Bach s most… …

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  • 17 Information — (Roget s Thesaurus) < N PARAG:Information >N GRP: N 1 Sgm: N 1 information information enlightenment acquaintance knowledge &c. 490 Sgm: N 1 publicity publicity &c. 531 GRP: N 2 Sgm: N 2 communication communication …

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  • 18 Et in Arcadia ego — Infobox Painting| title=Et in Arcadia ego artist=Nicolas Poussin| year=1637 ndash;1638 type=oil on canvas height=185 width=121 height inch= 72.8 width inch = 47.6 museum=Musée du Louvre Et in Arcadia ego is a Latin phrase that most famously… …

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  • 19 Nikad izvini — Genre Comedy, Satire Format Puppetry Created by Srđan Češić Starring Srđan Miletić Srđan Jovanović Oliver Đaja …

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  • 20 refer — [v1] mention accredit, adduce, advert, allude, ascribe, assign, associate, attribute, bring up, charge, cite, credit, designate, direct attention, excerpt, exemplify, extract, give as example, glance, hint, impute, indicate, insert, instance,… …

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