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Synonyms for capital letter

one of the large alphabetic characters used as the first letter in writing or printing proper names and sometimes for emphasis

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With another glance at me, and a glance at the door, he rubbed it out and turned an "a" in its place (not a capital letter this time), and said, "What's that?
This last was a piece of biting sarcasm against the INDEPENDENT, who, in consequence of not having been invited at all, had been, through four numbers, affecting to sneer at the whole affair, in his very largest type, with all the adjectives in capital letters.
In his epistolary communication, as in his dialogues and discourses on the great question to which it related, Mr Dorrit surrounded the subject with flourishes, as writing-masters embellish copy-books and ciphering-books: where the titles of the elementary rules of arithmetic diverge into swans, eagles, griffins, and other calligraphic recreations, and where the capital letters go out of their minds and bodies into ecstasies of pen and ink.
After I had been there about ten or twelve days, it came into my thoughts that I should lose my reckoning of time for want of books, and pen and ink, and should even forget the Sabbath days; but to prevent this, I cut with my knife upon a large post, in capital letters - and making it into a great cross, I set it up on the shore where I first landed - "I came on shore here on the 30th September 1659.
The breakdown is as follows: sentences begin with a capital letter (+.
I can also accept capital letters on Holy Bible because these words constitute the title of a book and such words are generally capitalized.
and the capital letter is an out-moded concept from the discredited days of cool britannia's empire.
Circle the capital letter that indicates the correct answer:
PURPOSE: In order to comply with the FHWA mandate for initial capital letters on all street name signs the city has begun a program to replace all existing sign that are not compliant with the current mandate.
Synopsis: "Imperfect Echoes: Writing Truth and Justice with Capital Letters, lie and oppression with Small" is a work that was inspired by Nobel Prize winner Czeslaw Milosz's poem "Incantation" that lauds the power of human reason over the reoccurring and seemingly insane political realities.
When e Gazette covers stories about the High Street in Stockton, Yarm, etc, Y invariably High Street is put in lower case rather than capital letters.
When I wrote the code, I used all capital letters to make decoding easier.
THE Delhi High Court has come to the rescue of a man who was denied a job in the CISF only because his signatures were in capital letters.
5) What word, when written in capital letters, is the same forwards, backwards and upside down?
The case with the frequently used small letters was mounted at a convenient height for fast work and the case of capital letters was above.