[ awr-uh nt, ohr- ]
/ ˈɔr ənt, ˈoʊr- /
noun Fine Arts.
a representation of a female figure, with outstretched arms and palms up in a gesture of prayer, in ancient and early Christian art.
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Commas mark divisions in sentences. Periods end declarative sentences. Apostrophes show possession. Easy, right? Well, punctuation can get pretty tricky—fast. Think you got what it takes to be a punctuation expert? Take our quiz to prove it!
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Which of the options below is the best punctuation for the sentence? It__s your turn to pick the movie __ but your sister gets to pick the board game we _ re going to play.
Its your turn to pick the movie but your sister gets to pick the board game we’re going to play.
It’s your turn to pick the movie but your sister gets to pick the board game were going to play.
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Also o·ran·te [aw-ran-tee, oh-ran-] /ɔˈræn ti, oʊˈræn-/, orans.
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