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Meaning of "cruciverbalism" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF CRUCIVERBALISM

cruciverbalism  [ˌkruːsɪˈvɜːbəlɪzəm] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF CRUCIVERBALISM

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Cruciverbalism is a noun.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

WHAT DOES CRUCIVERBALISM MEAN IN ENGLISH?

cruciverbalism

Crossword

A crossword is a word puzzle that normally takes the form of a square or a rectangular grid of white and black shaded squares. The goal is to fill the white squares with letters, forming words or phrases, by solving clues which lead to the answers. In languages that are written left-to-right, the answer words and phrases are placed in the grid from left to right and from top to bottom. The shaded squares are used to separate the words or phrases.

Definition of cruciverbalism in the English dictionary

The definition of cruciverbalism in the dictionary is the compilation of crosswords.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH CRUCIVERBALISM


ametabolism
eɪmɪˈtæbəlɪzəm
anti-imperialism
ˌæntɪɪmˈpɪərɪəlɪzəm
anti-intellectualism
ˌæntɪˌɪntɪˈlɛktʃʊəlɪzəm
anticlericalism
ˌæntɪˈklɛrɪkəlɪzəm
bicameralism
baɪˈkæmərəlɪzəm
bilingualism
baɪˈlɪŋɡwəlɪzəm
commensalism
kəˈmɛnsəlɪzəm
evangelicalism
ˌiːvænˈdʒɛlɪkəlɪzəm
exceptionalism
ɪkˈsɛpʃənəlɪzəm
factionalism
ˈfækʃənəlɪzəm
globalism
ˈɡləʊbəlɪzəm
herbalism
ˈhɜːbəlɪzəm
hyperrealism
ˌhaɪpəˈrɪəlɪzəm
impossibilism
ɪmˈpɒsɪbəlɪzəm
multilingualism
ˌmʌltɪˈlɪŋɡwəlɪzəm
neorealism
ˌniːəʊˈriːəlɪzəm
parochialism
pəˈrəʊkɪəlɪzəm
racialism
ˈreɪʃəlɪzəm
triumphalism
traɪˈʌmfəlɪzəm
unilateralism
ˈjuːnɪˈlætərəlɪzəm

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE CRUCIVERBALISM

crucian
crucian carp
cruciate
cruciate ligament
cruciately
crucible
crucible steel
crucifer
cruciferous
crucified
crucifier
crucifies
crucifix
crucifixion
cruciform
cruciformly
crucify
Crucis
cruciverbal
cruciverbalist

WORDS THAT END LIKE CRUCIVERBALISM

brutalism
capitalism
citizen journalism
colonialism
formalism
imperialism
individualism
journalism
liberalism
literalism
materialism
metabolism
minimalism
nationalism
Orientalism
photojournalism
professionalism
realism
socialism
surrealism
vandalism

Synonyms and antonyms of cruciverbalism in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «cruciverbalism» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF CRUCIVERBALISM

Find out the translation of cruciverbalism to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of cruciverbalism from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «cruciverbalism» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

cruciverbalism
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

cruciverbalism
570 millions of speakers

English

cruciverbalism
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

cruciverbalism
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

cruciverbalism
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

cruciverbalism
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

cruciverbalism
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

cruciverbalism
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

cruciverbalism
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Cruciverbalism
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

cruciverbalism
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

cruciverbalism
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

cruciverbalism
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Cruciverbalism
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

cruciverbalism
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

cruciverbalism
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

क्रूसीव्हर्बिलिझम
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

cruciverbalism
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

cruciverbalism
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

cruciverbalism
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

cruciverbalism
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

cruciverbalism
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

cruciverbalism
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

cruciverbalism
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

cruciverbalism
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

cruciverbalism
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of cruciverbalism

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «CRUCIVERBALISM»

The term «cruciverbalism» is barely ever used and occupies the 204.576 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about cruciverbalism

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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «CRUCIVERBALISM»

Discover the use of cruciverbalism in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to cruciverbalism and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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Cruciverbalism
Book description to come.
Stanley Newman, Mark Lasswell, 2009
2
Crossword Manual
Acknowledged as the definitive work on modern cruciverbalism, Chambers Crossword Manual is an essential handbook for crossword fans of all degrees of experience.
Don Manley, 2008
3
Mathematics in Popular Culture: Essays on Appearances in ...
As I'll describe below, the responses indicate that the connection between mathematics and cruciverbalism runs quite deep. 1. Relationship with mathematics. For many of the respondents, their “relationship with mathematics” is close and ...
Jessica K. Sklar, Elizabeth S. Sklar, 2012
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Jokes and the Linguistic Mind
Cruciverbalism (the slightly pretentious, but self-consciously humorous name given to this activity by those who engage in it) is a use oflanguage for personal ludic satisfaction.That cryptic crosswords have developed to a point at which some ...
Debra Aarons, 2012
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Wrong Rooms: A Memoir
We set up the Amiga so Drew could play computer games in bed. As usual I did the Azed crossword in the Observer. Cruciverbalism was my secret vice. On a good day it took me less than ten minutes to complete the cryptic one in The Times.
Mark Sanderson, 2002
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Tidings of Fear
... more experience and expertise inanthropology—” “Oh,this isn't about anthropology,” Mark interrupted. “Thenwhat isit about?” “Crossword puzzles.It seemsI have a serial killer witha fondness for cruciverbalism.” Chapter 3 It happened so fast.
Ericka Scott, 2011
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Elegance and Enigma: The Quantum Interviews
... as a postwar myth , Copernicus, Nicolas correlations without correlata correspondence principle , cosmology , –, , – cowboy cruciverbalism D Daneri– Loinger–Prosperi theory – einselection see environment-induced superselection Einstein, ...
Maximilian Schlosshauer, 2011
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The Everything Large-Print Crosswords Book
Word squares go back at least to early Rome. crosswordese: Words that you rarely encounter outside the crossword world. cruciverbalism: The art/science of crosswords. cruciverbalist: Crossword constructor. entry: An across or down answer.
Douglas R. Fink, 2009
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Schirmer's Complete Rhyming Dictionary
inferable nontransferable pleasurable referable transferable transferrable untransferable U-RAL-IST muralist pluralist ruralist UR-BAL-IST cruciverbalist herbalist verbalist UR-BAL-IZM cruciverbalism herbalism verbalism UR-DI-LI sturdily ...
Paul Zollo, 2010
10
The Everything Large-Print Crossword Challenge Book
Word squares go back at least to early Rome. crosswordese: Words that you rarely encounter outside the crossword world. cruciverbalism: The art/science of crosswords. cruciverbalist: Crossword constructor. entry: An across or down answer.
Douglas R. Fink, 2009

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «CRUCIVERBALISM»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term cruciverbalism is used in the context of the following news items.
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What's on this week: point-to-pointing, crosswording and more
This session will be set by veteran crossword setter Tim Moorey, alias Mephisto (we'd be more inclined to take cruciverbalism seriously if the ... «Telegraph.co.uk, Mar 15»
2
Bound for the big time
#His understandably quirky theater bio lists one of his accomplishments as cruciverbalism. “That would be crossword making,” Palmer says. «Dalles Chronicle, Mar 15»
3
Coming up short with Will Shortz
cruciverbalism, which is a fancy word for the art of creating crossword puzzles. Like most obsessions, this one begins innocently enough, and ... «Real Change News, Dec 14»
4
Help! Need a 9-letter word for 100-year-old puzzle?
Cruciverbalism is a love of creating crosswords. Two of the world's well-known cruciverbalists are National Public Radio's "Puzzle Master" Will ... «HLNtv.com, Dec 13»
5
Cryptic crossword No 26135
1 Far from pure setter perhaps outlining principles (we hear) in academic cruciverbalism, named Ximenes (7); 2 Biblical character, model from ... «The Guardian, Dec 13»
6
Many a cross word: The world's favourite puzzle celebrates its 100th …
There were no black squares as yet, and no across and down columns, but cruciverbalism – the art of the crossword – had been born. «Express.co.uk, Dec 13»
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Learn About Today's New York Times Crossword Puzzle—And Its …
We won't spoil it for you, but we asked Kwong to take us inside the world of "cruciverbalism" to better understand what goes into making a ... «Co.Create, Oct 13»
8
Crossword error leaves readers puzzled
... author and editor of more than 150 books, including crossword and word games, crossword reference books and a memoir, “Cruciverbalism.”. «New Jersey Herald, Jul 13»
9
In PBS's 'Endeavour,' the Detective Is a Poetry Lover
... early 1960s: A constable discovers a French letter (condom), and Morse remarks on a vicar's interest in cruciverbalism (crossword puzzles). «New York Times, Jul 13»
10
A New Frontier in Artificial Intelligence
If so, there's a project out there with your name on it. One of the more fascinating recent developments in the word of cruciverbalism has been ... «The Nation., Mar 13»

REFERENCE
« EDUCALINGO. Cruciverbalism [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/cruciverbalism>. Aug 2019 ».
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