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the activity of selecting the scenes to be shown and putting them together to create a film

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a part (sometimes a root or leaf or bud) removed from a plant to propagate a new plant through rooting or grafting

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the act of cutting something into parts

a piece cut off from the main part of something

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an excerpt cut from a newspaper or magazine

removing parts from hard material to create a desired pattern or shape

the division of a deck of cards before dealing

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the act of penetrating or opening open with a sharp edge

the act of diluting something

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the act of shortening something by chopping off the ends

(of speech) harsh or hurtful in tone or character

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unpleasantly cold and damp

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painful as if caused by a sharp instrument

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That's so cruel, so unfair, and so cuttingly painful at the very time when people are most vulnerable.
Lately, I have been reading Malcolm Muggeridge, a former Fabian and cuttingly articulate journalist, who found Roman Catholicism in retirement.
Writing almost fifty years ago in response to Stanley Edgar Hyman's formidable The Armed Vision : A Study in the Methods of Modern Literary Criticism, Randall Jarrell cuttingly remarked that 'An Encyclopedia of Pseudo-Sciences might define critical method as "the systematic (q.
But, of course, you at least will die an honest man," he adds cuttingly.
Here and there occurs a knowing line or two, as when Snodgrass asks himself cuttingly in one poem, "What liberates the heart like treachery?
The figure of the elegant, cultivated, slightly sneering, cuttingly witty conservative--the joyful crusader against the drones who guard the political orthodoxy--was invented by Buckley, and it has been endlessly copied.
That was the case at Catalan Dragons last weekend and, more cuttingly for Widnes fans, in the 44-6 drubbing dished out by Warrington at the Halliwell Jones Stadium on Friday.
Yet the Swans dug deep to level late on and could have grabbed a winner had referee Lee Probert not cuttingly blown for full-time just as midfielder de Guzman raced clear of the Arsenal defence.
TWEET @Elle_Well at are unbeaten this It's all about baby steps remarked one observer, cuttingly, as Villa, having conceded after three minutes in the previous match, held out until the tenth minute this time.
He responded cuttingly, "I have more important things to do.
It's going to be interesting to see, after all the hype, how new judge and 2007 winner, Alesha Dixon fares, and how she compares to the cuttingly critical Arlene.
Most cuttingly of all, he restricted opening hours from 12 noon to 2.
Though cuttingly short, he is also a naturally concise speaker and admirably well-humoured with it.
Director Lindsay Posner presents the audience with a world of cuttingly cruel humour, but a few more laughs wouldn't go amiss.