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Word

Informal; an advertisement or a set of advertisements in succession. The term is most common in broadcasting. For example, a radio announcer may say, "And now a word from our sponsors."
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The maid has been an ever present, loyal caregiver to Ellenore, wordlessly observing the relationship (the character can be compared to John, Stefan's mute butler, in Letter From an Unknown Woman, 1948).
And Movin' Out features some of Tharp's favorite dancers--John Selya, Elizabeth Parkinson, Keith Roberts, and American Ballet Theatre's Ashley Tuttle, among others--dancing wordlessly to a suite of Billy Joel songs.
Beautiful day so went to the park and sat and stared around, wordlessly regretting our bad behaviour.
It is radiates wordlessly from artworks, against the foil that it--the unredeemable grammatical subject--is not," Adorno writes.
Babies' penchant for conversing wordlessly with their caregivers may influence later social and emotional development (159: 390).
Family interaction has dwindled to a point where wordlessly viewing the tube in groups is considered quality time together.
Aunt Em nodded wordlessly, her eyes filled with tears.
Wordlessly, we moved slowly off the pier and back to our car.
Utilizing printed text and colorful illustration, Maurice Dilasser, in this English translation of his Eglises et Symboles (Strasbourg: Signe, 1999), examines the architectural forms and furnishings, the ritual objects and actions, and the representative and musical arts by which the church has wordlessly communicated the Christian faith and invited the worship of God.
sobbing younger boy, leans down and with one giant hand wordlessly lifts him up by one arm and settles him on her other hip.
Working wordlessly, two brothers carefully select, cut, limb, buck, and yard straight spruces.
I say offered; he eyed me, and I--trapped, embarrassed, and unable to command myself to shun him--let the clumsy improvisation work itself out almost wordlessly through gestures.