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  • Aeon (noun)

Pronunciation: /ˈiːən/

Plural noun: aeons. 1. an indefinite and very long period of time. “he reached the crag aeons before I arrived”

2. PHILOSOPHY: (in Neoplatonism, Platonism, and Gnosticism) a power existing from eternity; an emanation or phase of the supreme deity.


  • Archetypal (adjective)

ˌPronunciation: /ɑːkɪˈtʌɪp(ə)l/ adjective:

  1. Very typical of a certain kind of person or thing. “the archetypal country doctor” synonyms most typical, most characteristic, representative, standard, conventional, classic, model, exemplary, quintessential, prime, textbook, copybook; More antonyms: atypical, unique relating to or denoting an original which has been imitated. “archetypal myths”
  2. Relating to or denoting Jungian archetypes.
  3. recurrent as a symbol or motif in literature, art, or mythology. “an archetypal journey representing the quest for identity”
  • Berate (verb)

Pronunciation: /bɪˈreɪt/

Past tense: berated; past participle: berated. Scold or criticize (someone) angrily. “she berated herself for being fickle” Synonyms: rebuke, reprimand, reproach, reprove, admonish, remonstrate with, chastise, chide, upbraid, take to task, pull up, castigate, lambaste, read someone the Riot Act, give someone a piece of one’s mind, go on at, haul over the coals, criticize, censure; More antonyms: praise

  • Dramaturge (noun)

Pronunciation: /ˈdramətəːdʒ’/

  1. a dramatist.
  2. a literary editor on the staff of a theatre who liaises with authors and edits texts.
  • Fore

Pronunciation: /fɔː/

  1. (adjective): situated or placed in front. “the fore and hind pairs of wings”
  2. (noun): fore; plural noun: fores. the front part of something, especially a ship. exclamation: fore
  3. Called out as a warning to people in the path of a golf ball.
  4. (preposition): fore
  5. Non-standard form of before. “‘fore you know it, you’re in trouble”
  • Norm (noun)

Pronounciation: /nɔːm/

noun: norm; noun: the norm

  1. Something that is usual, typical, or standard. “strikes were the norm” synonyms: standard, usual, normal, typical, average, the rule, predictable, unexceptional, par for the course, what one would expect, expected, (only) to be expected

“child protection teams are now the norm in local authorities” antonyms: the exception a standard or pattern, especially of social behaviour, that is typical or expected. plural noun: norms “the norms of good behaviour in the Civil Service” synonyms: convention, standard, criterion, measure, gauge, yardstick, benchmark, point of reference, touchstone, barometer, litmus test, basis, scale, rule, formula, pattern, guide, guideline, model, exemplar, type “talks intended to establish norms of diplomatic behaviour” a required standard; a level to be complied with or reached. “the 7 per cent pay norm had been breached again”

  • Playwright (noun)

Pronunciation:: /ˈpleɪrʌɪt’/

A person who writes plays. synonyms: dramatist, writer, tragedian; scriptwriter, screenwriter, scenarist; rare dramaturge, dramaturgist, comedist

  • Script

Pronunciation: /skrɪpt/

Noun: script; plural noun: scripts

  1. (noun) the written text of a play, film, or broadcast. synonyms: text, book, screenplay, libretto, lyrics, score, lines, parts, dialogue, words, manuscript “the script of the play”
  2. (verb) write a script for (a play, film, or broadcast). “it was perfectly scripted and beautifully acted”
  • Theatre or Theater (noun)

Pronunciation: /ˈθɪətə/

Theatre; plural noun: theatres; noun: theatre; plural noun: theaters; noun: lecture theatre; plural noun: lecture theatres

  1. a building or outdoor area in which plays and other dramatic performances are given. synonyms: playhouse, auditorium, amphitheatre, hippodrome, coliseum “there’s a good play on at the theatre” the activity or profession of acting in, producing, directing, or writing plays. noun: the theatre “what made you want to go into the theatre?” synonyms: acting, performing; More a play or other activity or presentation considered in terms of its dramatic quality. “this is intense, moving, and inspiring theatre”

NORTH AMERICANWEST INDIAN. A cinema.

  1. a room or hall for lectures with seats in tiers. synonyms: hall, room, auditorium “the lecture theatre”

BRITISH

An operating theatre.

“respiratory function is carefully controlled and monitored throughout the patient’s stay in theatre”

  1. The area in which something happens. “a new theatre of war has been opened up” synonyms: scene, arena, field/sphere/place of action; More denoting weapons intermediate between tactical and strategic. modifier noun: theatre; modifier noun: theater “he was working on theatre defence missiles”

 

  1. Theatre is a collective activity, involving many different kinds of artists (actors, musicians, writers, designers etc.) While any and all of these must be integrated in performance, any and all of these may also be brought to the fore.

  • Tizzy (noun)

Pronunciation: /ˈtɪzi/

Informal noun: tizz

A state of nervous excitement or agitation. “he got into a tizzy and was talking absolute tosh”.

Origin 1930s (originally US): of unknown origin.