One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
1‘Darwin's description of the theory of sexual selection’
account, explanation, elucidation, illustration, representation, interpretation
chronicle, report, narration, narrative, story, recounting, rendition, relation, commentary, version, portrayal, portrait, word picture, evocation
2‘I object to your description of them as ‘paper-shufflers’’
designation, styling, calling, labelling, naming, dubbing, pronouncement
characterization, classification, classing, categorization, branding
portrayal, depiction, hailing, painting
3‘the roads were jammed with vehicles of every description’
sort, variety, kind, style, type, category, order, breed, species, class, designation, specification, genre, genus, brand, make, character, ilk, kidney, grain, stamp, mould
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