On the right is St. John; on the left an angel crowned with a chaplet of roses and bearing the Annunciation lily.
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an announcer. a signaling apparatus, generally used in conjunction with a buzzer, that displays a visual indication when energized by electric current. Historical Examples “You shall have breakfast instantly,” said Bellingham, touching an annunciator, and awakening a distant electric titter somewhere. The Minister’s Charge William Dean Howells Far away was the night nurse’s desk, with […]
Gabriele [gah-bree-e-le] /ˌgɑ briˈɛ lɛ/ (Show IPA), .
year of wonders; wonderful year. the Great Year: a cycle of years, usually a thousand, that begins with a Golden Age, steadily deteriorates, and ends with a universal catastrophe, either a fire or a flood. Contemporary Examples Affleck later called the period the “annus horribilis of my life.” A Look Back at ‘Gigli,’ the Infamous […]
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noun a terrible year Contemporary Examples Affleck later called the period the “annus horribilis of my life.” A Look Back at ‘Gigli,’ the Infamous Bennifer-Starring Film, on Its 10th Anniversary Marlow Stern July 31, 2013 The incident caps an annus horribilis for the Spanish Royal Family. It’s Not Good to Be the King David Frum […]