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Bierce's "The Devil's Dictionary"

The following definitions are from "The Devil's Dictionary", compiled by American journalist and writer Ambrose Bierce. You need to supply the missing word or phrase. (Hint: Don't forget that he was known as a cynical pessimist.)
10 Q
Jun 29 13
276 plays
Ambrose Bierce's "The Devil's Dictionary"

Ambrose Bierce's "The Devil's Dictionary" is a lexicon of sardonic, ironic, and bitingly humorous definitions written by Bierce during his long career.
10 Q
Jul 30 12
171 plays
The Devil's Dictionary

The Devil's Dictionary is a collection of sharp, witty and cynical definitions by Ambrose Bierce, so bear this in mind when answering the questions. For example, his definition of a Coward, is 'One, who in a perilous emergency thinks with his legs.'
10 Q
Oct 27 01
885 plays
The Boarded Window

Ambrose Bierce seems to have been very eccentric and most of his stories deal with death. "The Boarded Window" is one of his better known works.
10 Q
Mar 03 08
153 plays
A Horseman in the Sky

This is a typical story by Ambrose Bierce, who was anything but a typical author. He was a cynical storyteller and a master of irony.
10 Q
Apr 17 08
162 plays
"Devil's Dictionary" definitions

Ambrose Bierce (1842-?) (motto: "nothing matters"), great - and rare - American satirist. Here are some definitions from his most famous work; you have to guess which word he's defining. The interesting info contains some more of his biting wit.
25 Q
Jan 29 05
399 plays
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