any of several Polynesian shrubs or small trees belonging to the genus Dizygotheca, of the ginseng family, having palmately compound, mottled leaves and often grown as a houseplant.
Allusion vs. IllusionThe similar spellings and pronunciations of allusion and illusion can cause even seasoned writers to second-guess their choice of words. Today we will examine and clarify the differences between these two terms. An allusion is a reference, direct or implied, to something or someone. Allusions are often found in books, songs, TV shows, and movies. For instance, the title of Aldous Huxley’s classic novel Brave …
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