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literalism


literalism

noun

Definition of LITERALISM

realistic depiction in art and literature <if audiences ever got the literalism they claim they want in movies, they'd be fast asleep by the second reel>

March 01, 2015
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Tube-shaped pasta or a fop or dandy
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