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Narrow and confined:‘an incapacious public house’‘two views of life were lodged in the corporal's incapacious head’
cramped, constricted, restricted, limited, confining, small, narrow, compact, tight, pinched, squeezed, poky, uncomfortable, inadequate, meagreView synonyms
- ‘In Japan, houses are very incapacious.’
- ‘We often need to begin by disabusing our education grad students of such incapacious ways of thinking about curriculum.’
- ‘Incapacious retail outlets or eating places often beautify their rooms with mirrors on every and every wall.’
- ‘It is important for you not to put too many accents or ornaments in the room because it can make the small living room become much more incapacious.’
- ‘These are fundamental defects, and are usually associated with a relatively feeble digestion, weak heart and incapacious lungs.’
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.