Nouns denoting communicative processes and contents

holograph
handwritten book or document
 
brevet
a document entitling a commissioned officer to hold a higher rank temporarily (but without higher pay)
 
rendering
a performance of a musical composition or a dramatic role etc.
 
enjambment
the continuation of a syntactic unit from one line of verse into the next line without a pause
 
question
a formal proposal for action made to a deliberative assembly for discussion and vote
 
ASCII control character
ASCII characters to indicate carriage return or tab or backspace; typed by depressing a key and the control key at the same time
 
smear word
an epithet that can be used to smear someone's reputation
 
Gothic romance
a romance that deals with desolate and mysterious and grotesque events
 
concerto grosso
a baroque composition for orchestra and a group of solo instruments
 
quantifier
(grammar) a word that expresses a quantity (as `fifteen' or `many')
 
construal
an interpretation of the meaning of something; the act of construing
 
letters testamentary
a legal document from a probate court or court officer informing you of your appointment as executor of a will and empowering you to discharge those responsibilities
 
subject
(grammar) one of the two main constituents of a sentence; the grammatical constituent about which something is predicated
 
harmonization
a piece of harmonized music
 
yodh
the 10th letter of the Hebrew alphabet
 
double rhyme
a two-syllable rhyme
 
murmur
a schwa that is incidental to the pronunciation of a consonant
 
pictorial matter
illustrations used to decorate or explain a text
 
Arcadic dialect
the dialect of Ancient Greek spoken by Arcadians
 
prix fixe
a menu listing fixed meals at fixed prices
 
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