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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."
References in classic literature ?
We might be tempted to put the memory-belief into the words: "Something like this image occurred." But such words would be very far from an accurate translation of the simplest kind of memory-belief.
Now, the foreigner, equipped with these three noble words, is master of the situation.
Literature really means letters, for it comes from a Latin word littera, meaning a letter of the alphabet.
She had protected him like a lioness when the big puarka (which, in Jerry's vocabulary, along with grunts and squeals, was the combination of sound, or word, for "pig") had tried to devour him where he was cornered under the high-piled plantation house.
Fentolin replied suavely, "I shall then telegraph to my agent, or rather I should say to a dear friend of mine who lives at The Hague, and that single word will be cabled by him from The Hague to New York."
By truly heroic perseverance I finally forced myself to write the daily thousand words without the spur of John Barleycorn.
Miss Dunross wrote the words, and paused in anticipation of the next sentence.
The letter was my first healing after a chance encounter and a sleepless night; and I print every word of it except the last
Granted that were they competent they might be made use of," continued Napoleon- hardly able to keep pace in words with the rush of thoughts that incessantly sprang up, proving how right and strong he was (in his perception the two were one and the same)- "but they are not even that!
There was no alternative for Mercy but to own the truth in plain words. She sighed, and said the words.
Well then, since words cannot explain the matter, I will try deeds, and will move gradually out of Lineland in the direction which I desire to indicate to you.
A word is lengthened when its own vowel is exchanged for a longer one, or when a syllable is inserted.