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term:the necklace = guy de maupassant (1884)

DE
a Mid-Atlantic state
necklace
jewelry consisting of a cord or chain (often bearing gems) worn about the neck as an ornament (especially by women)
trou-de-loup
a sloping pit with a stake in the middle used as an obstacle to the enemy
fleur-de-lys
(heraldry) charge consisting of a conventionalized representation of an iris
Guy
an effigy of Guy Fawkes that is burned on a bonfire on Guy Fawkes Day
de-ice
make or become free of frost or ice
fleur-de-lis
plants with sword-shaped leaves and erect stalks bearing bright-colored flowers composed of three petals and three drooping sepals
guy
an informal term for a youth or man
de-ionate
remove ions from
guy
subject to laughter or ridicule
cheval-de-frise
defensive structure consisting of a movable obstacle composed of barbed wire or spikes attached to a wooden frame
Nord-Pas-de-Calais
a region in northeastern France
Maupassant
French writer noted especially for his short stories (1850-1893)
de-emphasize
reduce the emphasis
de-Stalinization
social process of neutralizing the influence of Joseph Stalin by revising his policies and removing monuments dedicated to him and renaming places named in his honor
chevaux-de-frise
defensive structure consisting of a movable obstacle composed of barbed wire or spikes attached to a wooden frame
de-emphasise
reduce the emphasis
de-iodinase
an enzyme that removes the iodine radical
de-escalation
(war) a reduction in intensity (of a crisis or a war)
Ile-de-France
a region of north central France including Paris and the area around it
de-access
dispose of by selling
de-iodinating
removing iodine from
guy
steady or support with with a guy wire or cable
de-escalate
diminish in size, scope, or intensity
felo-de-se
an act of deliberate self destruction
robe-de-chambre
a robe worn before dressing or while lounging
de-iodinate
remove iodine from
de-energise
deprive of energy
guy
a rope or cable that is used to brace something (especially a tent)
de-Nazification
social process of removing Nazis from official positions and giving up any allegiance to Nazism
de-energize
deprive of energy
de-iodination
the removal of iodine atoms from organic compounds
de-Stalinisation
social process of neutralizing the influence of Joseph Stalin by revising his policies and removing monuments dedicated to him and renaming places named in his honor
fleur-de-lis
(heraldry) charge consisting of a conventionalized representation of an iris
de-escalate
reduce the level or intensity or size or scope of
aide-de-camp
an officer who acts as military assistant to a more senior officer
fer-de-lance
large extremely venomous pit viper of Central America and South America
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