In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
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- This is Tyree's tenth novel and one of his most absorbing and spellbinding.
- The book tells a spellbinding story of a man with eccentricities that went well beyond a fascination with rocketry and included a penchant for the occult.
- So for more than a decade now, Harris fans have - every year or so - eagerly anticipated sinking their teeth into his latest spellbinding fictional tale.
- He combines a compelling, spellbinding voice and inventive lyrics with the manners and stage presence of a born showman.
- An essential stop on the independent travel circuit, Cappadocia is renowned for its spellbinding landscapes and inviting hospitality.
- But there was still time for one last gasp dramatic twist to this spellbinding semi-final.
- This is theatre at its most spellbinding.
- The tunes are creations of spellbinding joy and the lyrics poetic enough to turn men with steel hearts to jelly.
- It was this very intimacy - this closeness to the performers - which made it a spellbinding evening.
- Full of poetic prose, this spellbinding story has a decidedly dark and human side, like so many fairy tales.
- The most spellbinding moment of the trip came towards the end of the week.
- No one could accomplish the spellbinding feats Barry Sinclair does so nonchalantly during the course of his show.
- Her exercises, done with spellbinding precision and timing are a joy to behold.
- McKinley expands the story of Sleeping Beauty in this spellbinding novel of adventure, love, humor, and magic.
- Aronofsky directs this tale with spellbinding ingenuity, and a tight grip on reality, drawing strong performances all round.
- Plainly put, this spellbinding picture is also a required addition to any well-rounded film library.
- A spellbinding orator and a man of great charisma, he was able to whip up crowds with his fervent speeches about the colonial exploitation of his country.
- The only sound to be heard in the room was George's spellbinding voice.
- The music swells to a spellbinding apex, wringing every last ounce of emotion out of the song in the process.
- Even if you do not agree with her interpretation of history, this is a spellbinding account.
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Many words formed by the addition of the suffix –ster are now obsolete - which ones are due a resurgence?
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