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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

A photograph that fades away into the background. Also: A short description of an event.

Usage examples (37)
  • The famous author wrote a short vignette about one important day during the trip.
  • Of the fourteen short sketches, it is difficult to measure one above the other; nevertheless, the title vignette,
  • This vignette is as arresting as the toe-swallowing statue.
  • And discovered that what I needed to be a 2k-word vignette is determined to be a 4k-word short story. for more
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  • This was the final winning word in the 1952 National Spelling Bee.
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