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DAMASCENE connected to Damascus, capital of Syria; frequently linked to the idea of ‘conversion’; (in the sense used in the example) ‘sudden’; ‘revelatory’: But there is no sudden Damascene conversion to adulthood. Harry defends himself for being both a party prince and a caring prince. (The Times) Damascene can describe the elaborate, wavy pattern used for centuries to decorate metalwork and fabrics, but is most often connected to the conversion of Saul of Tarsus. ” ’ (Acts 9:3–4). Saul subsequently became Paul.

P RETENTIOUSNESS I NDEX ! BUNUELESQUE in the style of or typical of the themes favoured by Spanish film director Luis Buñuel (1900–83); ‘surreal’, ‘perverse’, ‘subversive’: Assailed by Bunuelesque S & M fantasies of bedding her hunk on a mountain of garbage, she finds herself generating industrial amounts of rubbish to lure him inside her kitchen. (Guardian) Luis Buñuel’s first film, Un Chien Andalou (1928), was co-directed with the surrealist artist Salvador Dali (see Daliesque). It opened with a notorious image of an eyeball being slit; Buñuel announced early on his desire to surprise and shock.

The sisters’ upbringing in a parsonage in the Yorkshire town of Howarth, their intense and introverted creative lives, the pseudonymous publication of their first novels, even their early deaths, all have contributed to what is probably the archetypal image of romantic authorship. Brontean has a range of applications: from suggesting a kind of suppressed feminism to being used to describe the bleak but exhilarating moorland that surrounds their home. P RETENTIOUSNESS I NDEX ! (see also Heathcliffian) BROWNITE connected to Gordon Brown (1951–), Labour MP and Chancellor of the Exchequer; ‘prudent’, ‘dour’, ‘economically competent’: If the content weren’t enough – Brownite talk about redistribution and equality for all – the e-mail is dark brown on light brown except for the bottom of the page which is, er, light brown on dark brown.

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