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Almost forgot again Tuesday: edited with sentences

purview [PUR-vyoo]

noun
1.the range of operation, authority, control, concern, etc.
2.the range of vision, insight, or understanding.
3.Law.
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.

http://dictionary.reference.com/browse/purview


"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]

noun
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.

http://dictionary.reference.com/browse/caesura


...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.
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