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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - A word of more than three syllables.

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  • They belong in the category because they contain polysyllable words and can be slightly harder to read and follow.
  • Right alongside of this are vocabulary choices – go with the polysyllable or the Anglo-Saxon four letter version?
  • Spite is a little word; but it represents as strange a jumble of feelings, and compound of discords, as any polysyllable in the language.
  • She then thanked the lady in the lift for pushing button 1, and remarked to me, "The lady pushed 1 which is for us because we need to go to 1, wasn't it unintelligible... for more
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