elizabeth (rainbow_yarn) wrote in 1word1day,

Almost forgot again Tuesday: edited with sentences

purview [PUR-vyoo]

1.the range of operation, authority, control, concern, etc.
2.the range of vision, insight, or understanding.
a.that which is provided or enacted in a statute, as distinguished from the preamble.
b.the purpose or scope of a statute.
4.the full scope or compass of any document, statement, subject, book, etc.


"I want you to do something about my next door neighbor's dog's constant barking!" growled Mr. Borgschulte. "I'm sorry, sir, I can't help you. Such matters are outside my purview," answered the mailman.

caesura [si-zhoor-uh, -zoor-uh, siz-yoor-uh]

1.Prosody. a break, esp. a sense pause, usually near the middle of a verse, and marked in scansion by a double vertical line, as in know then thyself ‖ presume not God to scan.
2.Classical Prosody. a division made by the ending of a word within a foot, or sometimes at the end of a foot, esp. in certain recognized places near the middle of a verse.
3.any break, pause, or interruption.


...I used a caesura to mark the instrumental bridge in the song I'm writing.

Okay, I can't think of a good way to use this in a sentence. My deepest apologies.
Tags: c, noun, p

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