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1    of, relating to, concerned with, or characteristic of literature or scholarly writing  
a literary discussion, a literary style     
2    versed in or knowledgeable about literature  
a literary man     
3    (of a word) formal; not colloquial  
     (C17: from Latin litterarius concerning reading and writing. See letter)  
  literarily      adv  
  literariness      n  

literary agent  
      n   a person who manages the business affairs of an author  
  literary agency      n  
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Lesewut is a German word for "reading craze" (literally) used to describe a specific period in the intellectual history of Germany from the late eighteenth century onward.
a sound (usually a song, jingle) that one hears mentally for a certain period of time
distinctive scent that accompanies the rain and rises up from the ground especially after a period of warm and dry weather
Ex.: And we could smell the scent of wheat and petrichor rising up in the air as a silent clamour.
sleep for a short period of time, have a light sleep
a website that did not undergo any change for a long period of time
1. [Rel.] expression used to describe metaphorically a period of ignorance and spiritual crisis that precedes the communion with Divinity ; 2. in a larger meaning, it is used when refering to having a hard time, going through a phase of pessimism, sadness, failure etc.
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