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    clutter/censure

    Dear teachers,

    Would you be kind enough to tell me whether I am right with my interpretation of the expressions in bold in the following sentences?

    He saw what a clutterthere was with huge, overgrown pots, pans, and spits.

    clutter (n) = a confused collection; hence, confusion; disorder; as, the room is in a clutter.

    Soon all the clutter will be hushed.

    clutter (n) = clatter; confused noise

    The coffee-cups began to clutter.

    clutter (v) = jangle, jingle

    The floor also was cluttered with papers and books of every kind.

    clutter = pile, encumber

    The book is cluttered up with many details.

    The desk was cluttered up with books.

    Don't clutter up your room with unnecessary furniture.

    clutter up = overload

    Everything; the anger of my father, the reproaches of my family, the censure of the world, and, above all, Valere, a change in your heart! He received a public censure for his dishonorable behaviour.

    censure (n) = harsh criticism or disapproval

    Should I say more, you might well censure me a flatterer.

    She is more to be pitied than censured.

    censure (v) = rebuke formally

    I may be censured that nature thus gives way to loyalty.

    Censure me in your wisdom.

    censure = to find fault with and condemn as wrong; to blame; to express disapprobation of

    The House censured the Member of Parliament for his rude remark to the Minister.

    They were censured as traitors.

    The senator was censured for income tx evasion.

    censure = rebuke

    Thank you for your efforts.

    Regards,

    V.

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    Exclamation Re: clutter/censure

    Quote Originally Posted by vil View Post
    Dear teachers,

    Would you be kind enough to tell me whether I am right with my interpretation of the expressions in bold in the following sentences?

    He saw what a clutter there was with huge, overgrown pots, pans, and spits.

    clutter (n) = a confused collection; hence, confusion; disorder; as, the room is in a clutter.
    There is a clutter in the kitchen.
    Soon all the clutter will be hushed.

    clutter (n) = clatter; confused noise

    The coffee-cups began to clutter.

    clutter (v) = jangle, jingle

    The floor also was cluttered with papers and books of every kind.
    Please get the clutter off the driveway so that I can take the car out.
    clutter = pile, encumber

    The book is cluttered up with many details.

    The desk was cluttered up with books.

    Don't clutter up your room with unnecessary furniture.
    My book has been hidden somewhere here but it is impossible to find anything in this clutter.
    clutter up = overload

    Everything; the anger of my father, the reproaches of my family, the censure of the world, and, above all, Valere, a change in your heart!
    He received a public censure for his dishonorable behaviour.

    censure (n) = harsh criticism or disapproval

    Should I say more, you might well censure me a flatterer.

    She is more to be pitied than censured.

    censure (v) = rebuke formally

    I may be censured that nature thus gives way to loyalty.

    Censure me in your wisdom.

    censure = to find fault with and condemn as wrong; to blame; to express disapprobation of

    The House censured the Member of Parliament for his rude remark to the Minister.
    It is not enough for the parliament merely to censure a corrupt judge.

    They were censured as traitors.

    The senator was censured for income tx evasion.

    censure = rebuke = strong or vehement expression of disapproval:
    The newspapers were unanimous in their censure of the tax proposal.

    Thank you for your efforts.

    Regards,

    V.
    Fine collections.
    One must be censured who can not keep his own house organized and clutter free.

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