In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
- In terms of Hollywood verisimilitude, that's pinpoint accuracy.
- Poe saw how ‘all are affected by the potent magic of verisimilitude.’
- That is, does it have verisimilitude, the appearance of being true or real?
- I'm writing about an experience that isn't my own, and in order to ensure some degree of verisimilitude, I use details from my own experience.
- But what does stand out in Adrian's novel is the way he combines verisimilitude with implausibility.
- I would let verisimilitude and photogenics dictate my route more than proximity to Madison Square Garden.
- Graphics are to games what verisimilitude is to a novel.
- The fragment seemed Kosher, with phraseology, vocabulary, metaphor, style and expression of apparent authenticity and verisimilitude.
- After all, this is a TV series in which Stephen Hawking's wheelchair is able to transform and fly; it is not exactly striving for verisimilitude.
- At the same time, Western artists are exacting and relentless in their pursuit of historical verisimilitude.
- This is a very slight discrepancy from strict verisimilitude here, but one that revealingly triggers disproportionate reactions among critics.
- Research is vital but I have a problem with focussing too much on verisimilitude.
- In other words, Clarissa's language mirrors the novel's verisimilitude, while Lovelace's repeats the figures of fiction's past.
- They situate and reassure the reader by promoting verisimilitude, the quality of appearing to be real.
- Jonson's use of strict verisimilitude helps to facilitate yet another layer of deception by employing a fixed sense of time.
- Because of my developing view that there is often more verisimilitude than veracity in folk wisdom, I carried out a replication.
- As a novelist, I strive for verisimilitude: the appearance of reality.
- But the younger generation of Congressmen - its members are in their 20s and 30s - imparts verisimilitude to the definition.
- Painted with an almost Dutch-Renaissance verisimilitude, Harrison's work is of extreme close-ups that focus us on expressively open faces.
- Fantasy fiction relies heavily on generic verisimilitude, precisely because so much of its content centres around what is ‘not real’.
English has borrowed many of the following foreign expressions of parting, so you’ve probably encountered some of these ways to say goodbye in other languages.
Many words formed by the addition of the suffix –ster are now obsolete - which ones are due a resurgence?
As their breed names often attest, dogs are a truly international bunch. Let’s take a look at 12 different dog breed names and their backstories.