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Geum triflorum prairie smoke, old man's whiskers from New Moon Nurseries http://www.newmoonnursery.com/plant/Geum-triflorum

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Gleich·schal·tung

/ˈɡlīkˌSHalto͝oNG/

the standardization of political, economic, and social institutions as carried out in authoritarian states.

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la·cu·na
/ləˈk(y)o͞onə/

an unfilled space or interval; a gap.
"the journal has filled a lacuna in Middle Eastern studies"
a missing portion in a book or manuscript.

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antonomasia

/ˌantənəˈmeɪzɪə,anˌtɒnəˈmeɪzɪə/

noun
1.
LINGUISTICS
the substitution of an epithet or title for a proper name (e.g. the Maid of Orleans for Joan of Arc).
2.
the use of a proper name to express a general idea (e.g. a Scrooge for a miser).

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anodyne
/ Anədʌɪn /
adjective
not likely to cause offense or disagreement and somewhat dull.
"anodyne music"
synonyms: bland , inoffensive , innocuous , neutral , unobjectionable , unexceptionable , unremarkable , commonplace , dull , tedious , run-of-the-mill
"she tried to keep the conversation as anodyne as possible"

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hypnagogic
/ˌhɪpnəˈɡɒdʒɪk/
relating to the state immediately before falling asleep.

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interregnum
/ˌɪntəˈrɛɡnəm/
noun

a period when normal government is suspended, especially between successive reigns or regimes.
the period in English history from the execution of Charles I in 1649 to the Restoration of Charles II in 1660.

singular proper noun: Interregnum; noun: the Interregnum
an interval or pause between two periods of office or other things.

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Martin Jay reviews ‘All too Human’ by George Stephanopoulos and ‘No One Left to Lie to’ by Christopher Hitchens · LRB 29 July 1999 https://www.lrb.co.uk/v21/n15/martin-jay/mendacious-flowers

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Bolthole: a hole or burrow by which a rabbit or other wild animal can escape.

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Breakfast - Roads & Kingdoms http://roadsandkingdoms.com/breakfast

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It is the business of the future to be dangerous. (WC Archive) http://www.openthefuture.com/wcarchive/2004/10/it_is_the_business_of_the_futu.html