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Word: rebus

Definition: representation of words in the form of pictures or symbols; puzzle in which pictures or letters stand for words; Ex. ``R U 18'' is a rebus for ``Are you 18''.


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::: tenancy - possession of land or building by rent; period of a tenant's occupancy
::: tarnish - make or become dull or discolored; N.
::: queue - line (of waiting people or vehicles)
::: precedent - something preceding in time which may be used as an authority or guide for future action; V. precede; CF. unprecedented
::: endorse - approve; support; write one's signature on the back of; N. endorsement; CF. dorsal
::: counterpart - thing that completes another; things very much alike; thing that has the same purpose in a different system
::: culmination - highest point; climax; V. culminate in: reach the highest point in; end in; Ex. a series of minor clashes culminating in war
::: conventional - ordinary; typical; not nuclear; Ex. conventional weapons
::: pellucid - transparent; limpid(crystal clear); clear in meaning; easy to understand
::: protocol - diplomatic etiquette; ceremony and etiquette observed by diplomats; first copy of a treaty before its ratification; Ex. Protocol demands that the queen meet him at the airport.