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See bracingbracing (sense 1)
- ‘It has its eccentricities, but its characters are so bracingly, stunningly normal that its barebones and tired plot ultimately is the thing you remember the most.’
- ‘That's why I prefer a sweet, smooth, rounded ruby port wine with chocolate, rather than a bracingly intense wine, like Cabernet or Zinfandel.’
- ‘The semi-Mediterranean menu is bracingly spare.’
- ‘His best pictures impress you with their combination of sensuous delight and intellectual brio - a one-two which feels bracingly fresh in today's artistic climate.’
- ‘To complete a memorable visit, at high tide we swam in the bracingly clear waters of South Harbour.’
We take a look at several popular, though confusing, punctuation marks.
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The definitions of ‘buddy’ and ‘bro’ in the OED have recently been revised. We explore their history and increase in popularity.