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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR EPISODE

All the same, the episode left her with a feeling of insecurity.

The episode that had caused her suspension seemed entirely forgotten.

You are never to mention this episode of the toss-up, or of my confession, to any living soul.

Epos, p. 65, places the fragment in the Finn episode, between ll.

The episode seemed to be turning out better than he had anticipated.

Walter's heart was not iron, and the episode of the violets may have reached it.

You may not believe it, but I have actually had some twinges of conscience over that episode.

The episode with Makovkina had occurred after five years of his hermit life.

Yet, even now, how could he speak of that episode with Vere?

That sort of thing's all right for an episode, but it's a bit too thin for marriage.

WORD ORIGIN

1670s, "commentary between two choric songs in a Greek tragedy," also "an incidental narrative or digression within a story, poem, etc.," from French épisode or directly from Greek epeisodion "addition," noun use of neuter of epeisodios "coming in besides," from epi "in addition" (see epi-) + eisodos "a coming in, entrance" (from eis "into" + hodos "way"). Sense of "outstanding incident, experience" first recorded in English 1773. Transferred by 1930s to individual broadcasts of serial radio programs.

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