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Word of the Day — November 16, 2012

November 19, 2012 - Scott Viau
Conceit — kon-SEET — in literary terms, an elaborate metaphor

Example: "In a N.Y. Times review of a film made from a novel: 'What does remain from the book is its conceit — that the white characters, with their troubled relationship and unloved children, carry burdens equal to those of the black characters.'"



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