Thesaurus / real-life


The fictitious sufferings of "Thaddeus of Warsaw," are transcended in real-life misery every day, and by natures quite as noble.

Pencillings by the WayN. Parker Willis

But she was so tired that none of the real-life things, in which usually she revelled, were worth living for.

In both models, corresponding to real-life situations, language is constituted as part of the experience.

He would never develop into such a contender; nor does one real-life fighter in fifty.

We do, however, constantly apply to real-life crises expressions borrowed more or less directly from the terminology of the drama.

Play-MakingWilliam Archer

But Hollywood has created one real-life horror that tops all creations of fantasy—the child star.

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