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Catherine Bernard

(1663–1712?), French novelist, playwright, and poet. Born in Rouen to a comfortable Huguenot family, she moved to Paris to pursue her literary interests. Bernard wrote four ...


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Garner’s Modern English Usage (4 ed.)

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... Morning Call (Allentown, Pa.), 8 May 1997 , at B4. • “Originally designed by Bernard Lipfert for the Ideal Novelty and Toy Company, these rare composition dolls command an exuberant [read exorbitant ] price on the secondary market.” Denise I. O’Neal , “Youthful Indulgences,” Chicago Sun-Times , 16 May 1997 , Weekend §, at 3. B. Misspelled. Exuberant is fairly commonly misspelled ✳exhuberant —e.g.: • “The little Church of the Resurrection on the Catherine Canal, with its nine domes and its enamels, mosaics, and gilding in the exhuberant ...