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Soundbites

A sound bite is a short clip of speech or music extracted from a longer piece of audio, often used to promote or exemplify the full length piece. In the context of journalism, a sound bite is characterized by a … Continue reading

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dilettante

Etymology From Italian dilettante, prop. present participle of dilettare (“to delight”), from Latin delectare (“to delight”). Pronunciation (UK) IPA(key): /dɪləˈtɒnt/ (US) IPA(key): /ˈdɪlətənt/ Noun dilettante (plural dilettanti or dilettantes) An amateur, someone who dabbles in a field out of casual interest rather than as a profession or serious interest. (sometimes offensive) A person with a general but superficial interest in any art … Continue reading

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–When was the first time I noticed the perfume? Oh yes. I was sitting on the library. She leaned over his right shoulder so he could see her breasts and feel the warmth of her body. The bubble gum smell … Continue reading

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