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Both rooms were large and furnished in a style that had been supremely luxurious in 1878.

Thoroughbred is the word for her, style and action, as the horse people say, perfect.

"You see we do not follow the English style," said the smooth hostess to Philip.

These are my reasons in brief, for the alteration of my style.

But then, you are told that these objects are not in the style and taste of the people.

America will not impose our own style of government on the unwilling.

In the matter of style--as Flaubert has said--the second-bests are often the better teachers.

What induced him to attempt this style it is difficult to conceive.

If the old girl don't like my style, why the walking isn't all taken up.

The language, the style, the tone of the correspondence is the same.

WORD ORIGIN

c.1300, stile, "designation, title, manner or mode of expression," from Old French estile "a stake, pale," from Latin stilus "stake, instrument for writing, manner of writing, mode of expression," from PIE *sti-lo-, from root *sti- "point, prick, pierce" (see stick (v.)). Spelling modified by influence of Greek stylos "pillar." Meaning "mode or fashion of life" is from 1770; that of "mode of dress" is from 1814.

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