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A principle or standard by which anything is, or can be judged criterion

A book containing information on all branches of knowledge encyclopedia
A book containing the words of a language with their definitions, in alphabetical order dictionary
A book in which the events of each day are recorded diary
A book of accounts showing debits and credits ledger
A book of names and addresses directory
A book with blank pages for putting autographs, pictures, stamps etc. album
A brief summary of a book epitome
A conversation between two persons dialogue
A declaration of plans and promises put forward by a candidate for election, a political party or a sovereign manifesto
A humorous play, having a happy ending comedy
A list of articles and their description inventory
A list of books in a library bibliography
A list of books in a library catalogue
A list of explanations of rare, technical or obsolete words glossary
A list of the headings of the business to be transacted at a meeting agenda
A mournful song (or poem) for the dead dirge
A noisy or vehement speech intended to excite passions harangue

A note to help the memory memorandum
A person's own handwriting autograph
A picture facing the title page of a book frontispiece

A play with a sad or tragic end tragedy
A poem in which the first letters of each line, taken in order, form a name or a sentence acrostic
A poem of lamentation, especially for the dead elegy
A record of one's life written by himself autobiography
A short speech by a player at the beginning of a play prologue
A short speech by a player at the end of a play epilogue
A statement which is accepted as true without proof axiom

A succession of the same initial letters in a passage alliteration
A writing or speech in praise of a person eulogy, encomium
A written account, usually in book form, of the interesting and memorable experiences of one's life memoirs
An error or misprint in printing, or writing erratum
An exact copy of handwriting, printing, or of a picture facsimile
An extract or selection from a book or writing excerpt

Delivered (of a speech) without previous preparation impromptu
Delivered (of a speech) without previous preparation extempore
Language (that is very much used) hackneyed
Language which is confused and unintelligible jargon

Literary theft, or passing off an author's original work as one s own plagiarism
One who pretends to have a great deal of knowledge wiseacre
One who writes plays dramatist, playwright.
Speaking to oneself soliloquy
Still in use (of books published long ago) extant
Study by night lucubration
The concluding part of a speech peroration
The exclusive right of an author or his heirs to publish or sell copies of his writings copyright
The heading or short description of a newspaper article, chapter of a book etc. caption
The history of the life of a person biography
The trade mark of the maker seen on paper when it is held up to the light watermark
To make expressive gestures or motions while speaking gesticulate

To pronounce words distinctly enunciate
To remove the offensive portions of a book expurgate
memoirs

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acrostic A poem in which the first letters of each line, taken in order, form a name or a sentence
agenda A list of the headings of the business to be transacted at a meeting
album A book with blank pages for putting autographs, pictures, stamps etc.
alliteration A succession of the same initial letters in a passage
autobiography A record of one's life written by himself
autograph A person's own handwriting
axiom
 A statement which is accepted as true without proof
biography The history of the life of a person
caption The heading or short description of a newspaper article, chapter of a book etc.
catalogue, bibliography A list of books in a library
comedy A humorous play, having a happy ending
copyright The exclusive right of an author or his heirs to publish or sell copies of his writings
criterion
 
A principle or standard by which anything is, or can be judged
dialogue A conversation between two persons
diary A book in which the events of each day are recorded
dictionary A book containing the words of a language with their definitions, in alphabetical order
directory A book of names and addresses
dirge A mournful song (or poem) for the dead
dramatist, playwright. One who writes plays
elegy A poem of lamentation, especially for the dead
encyclopedia A book containing information on all branches of knowledge
enunciate To pronounce words distinctly
epilogue A short speech by a player at the end of a play
epitome A brief summary of a book
erratum An error or misprint in printing, or writing
eulogy, encomium A writing or speech in praise of a person
excerpt
 An extract or selection from a book or writing
expurgate To remove the offensive portions of a book
extant Still in use (of books published long ago)
extempore, impromptu Delivered (of a speech) without previous preparation
facsimile An exact copy of handwriting, printing, or of a picture
frontispiece
 A picture facing the title page of a book
gesticulate
 To make expressive gestures or motions while speaking
glossary A list of explanations of rare, technical or obsolete words
hackneyed Language (that is very much used)
harangue
 A noisy or vehement speech intended to excite passions
inventory A list of articles and their description
jargon
 Language which is confused and unintelligible
ledger A book of accounts showing debits and credits
lucubration Study by night
manifesto A declaration of plans and promises put forward by a candidate for election, a political party or a sovereign
memoirs A written account, usually in book form, of the interesting and memorable experiences of one's life
memorandum A note to help the memory
peroration The concluding part of a speech
plagiarism Literary theft, or passing off an author's original work as one s own
prologue A short speech by a player at the beginning of a play
soliloquy Speaking to oneself
tragedy A play with a sad or tragic end
watermark The trade mark of the maker seen on paper when it is held up to the light
wiseacre One who pretends to have a great deal of knowledge

 

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