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Calambur Dictionary Definitions

Calambur is a literary figure characterized by the regrouping of syllables or words in order to modify the meaning of a sentence, as well as to hide a double meaning. Etymologically, the word calambur derives from the French calembour, however, there are those who claim that it derives from the Italian calamo burlare, which means ‘mocking with the […]

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Calamity Dictionary Definitions

Calamity is an event that brings losses or disastrous consequences and also refers to a useless, annoying person or person who brings negative consequences to those around him. The word calamity comes from the Latin calamitas which means “blow, damage.” The synonyms for calamity are: disaster, misfortune, accident, adversity, misfortune, setback. Among the antonyms of calamity are the words: luck, fortune, bliss, victory. The […]

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Skull Dictionary Definitions

A skull, also called a bone head, is the name given to the set of bones that make up the skeleton of the head, formed by the bones of the face and skull, when it is stripped of flesh and skin. The word, as such, comes from the Latin calvaria, which means ‘skull’. The bones of the skull […]