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The Devil’s Dictionary By Ambrose Bierce
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The Devil's Dictionary is a satirical "reference" book written by Ambrose Bierce. The book offers reinterpretations of terms in the English language, lampooning cant and political... More > doublespeak, as well as other aspects of human foolishness and frailty. It was originally published in 1906 as The Cynic's Word Book before being retitled in 1911. Modern "unabridged" versions that include Bierce "definitions" that were for various reasons missed by earlier editions continue to be popular a century later.< Less
The Devil's Dictionary By Ambrose Bierce
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THE DEVIL'S DICTIONARY By AMBROSE BIERCE
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The Devil's Dictionary_ was begun in a weekly paper in 1881, and was continued in a desultory way at long intervals until 1906. A ABASEMENT, n. A decent and customary mental attitude in the... More > presence of wealth of power. Peculiarly appropriate in an employee when addressing an employer. ABATIS, n. Rubbish in front of a fort, to prevent the rubbish outside from molesting the rubbish inside. FORGETFULNESS, n. A gift of God bestowed upon doctors in compensation for their destitution of conscience. FRIENDLESS, adj. Having no favors to bestow. Destitute of fortune. Addicted to utterance of truth and common sense. HAPPINESS, n. An agreeable sensation arising from contemplating the misery of another. HARANGUE, n. A speech by an opponent, who is known as an harrangue- outang.< Less
THE DEVIL'S DICTIONARY By AMBROSE BIERCE
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The Devil's Dictionary_ was begun in a weekly paper in 1881, and was continued in a desultory way at long intervals until 1906. A ABASEMENT, n. A decent and customary mental attitude in the... More > presence of wealth of power. Peculiarly appropriate in an employee when addressing an employer. ABATIS, n. Rubbish in front of a fort, to prevent the rubbish outside from molesting the rubbish inside. FORGETFULNESS, n. A gift of God bestowed upon doctors in compensation for their destitution of conscience. FRIENDLESS, adj. Having no favors to bestow. Destitute of fortune. Addicted to utterance of truth and common sense. HAPPINESS, n. An agreeable sensation arising from contemplating the misery of another. HARANGUE, n. A speech by an opponent, who is known as an harrangue- outang.< Less
The Devil's Dictionary By Ambrose Bierce
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The Devil’s Dictionary was begun in a weekly paper in 1881, and was continued in a desultory way at long intervals until 1906. In that year a large part of it was published in covers with the... More > title The Cynic’s Word Book, a name which the author had not the power to reject or happiness to approve. To quote the publishers of the present work< Less
THE DEVIL’S DICTIONARY By by Ambrose Bierce
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The Devil's Dictionary is a satirical "reference" book written by Ambrose Bierce. The book offers reinterpretations of terms in the English language, lampooning cant and political... More > doublespeak, as well as other aspects of human foolishness and frailty. It was originally published in 1906 as The Cynic's Word Book before being retitled in 1911. Modern "unabridged" versions that include Bierce "definitions" that were for various reasons missed by earlier editions continue to be popular a century later< Less
DEVILS DICTIONARY By John Fitzgerald
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The Devil's Dictionary was begun in a weekly paper in 1881, and was continued in a desultory way at long intervals until 1906. In that year a large part of it was published in covers with the title... More > The Cynic's Word Book, a name which the author had not the power to reject or happiness to approve.< Less
DEVILS DICTIONARY By John Fitzgerald
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The Devil's Dictionary was begun in a weekly paper in 1881, and was continued in a desultory way at long intervals until 1906. In that year a large part of it was published in covers with the title... More > The Cynic's Word Book, a name which the author had not the power to reject or happiness to approve.< Less
The Devil's Dictionary By Ambrose Bierce
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The Devil's Dictionary by Ambrose Bierce is a satirical mock dictionary with cynical views for words instead of direct definitions. Some sample word definitions include; HISTORIAN, n. A broad-gauge... More > gossip. --- INFIDEL, n. "In New York, one who does not believe in the Christian religion; in Constantinople, one who does..."< Less
The Devils Dictionary By Mansing Tang
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