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verismo

noun

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realistic depiction in art and literature
  • the author of this crime novel uses profuse profanity in the name of verismo, but its effectiveness palls after a couple of chapters

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The first known use of verismo was circa 1908

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“Verismo.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/verismo. Accessed 25 Oct. 2020.

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