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Noun
A person or thing cited as a notable and outstanding example or embodiment of something
“For U.S. readers, the galah is a colourful Australian parrot that has become a byword for stupidity because of its suicidal behaviour on some occasions.”
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A word or expression summarizing a thing's characteristics or a person's principles
“Loyalty, support, and secrecy became the bywords of the day.”
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A word drawn from or imitative of technical jargon, and often rendered meaningless and fashionable through abuse by non-technical persons in a seeming show of familiarity with the subject
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The fact or action of becoming or making into a god
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A familiar, invented given name for a person or thing used instead of the actual name of the person or thing
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Commonly known term
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A general rule intended to regulate behaviour or thought
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A person or thing that is the object of abuse, criticism, or ridicule
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