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  • will suffice in a general way to substitute the word, though perhaps in a more elongated and less concise manner, for something more verbose, perhaps even more lyrical, suggesting to the audience that there are greater depths to be plumbed, further corners to be reached than a single word, whatever that word might be or however cleverly sought out, that require time and patience to understand, sit with, become more than leisurely acquainted with, so that one might, after a thorough and meticulous analysis, come to appreciate the processes, opinions, feelings of the author, or indeed even speaker, in a way in which nothing can be left to illusion or to assumption, that is if the reader has not already lost interest and decided that their attentions are needed elsewhere, in which case a single word may indeed have sufficed on its own.

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