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discovery

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Perhaps the old monks were right when they tried to root love out; perhaps the poets are right when they try to water it. It is a blood-red flower, with the color of sin; but there is always the scent of a god about it.
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Noun

Singular
discovery

Plural
discoveries

discovery (discoveries)
  1. Something discovered.
    This latest discovery should eventually lead to much better treatments for disease.
  2. (uncountable) The discovering of new things.
    The purpose of the voyage was discovery.
  3. (Template loop detected: Template:context 1) A pre-trial phase in which evidence is gathered.
    The prosecution moved to supress certain items turned up during discovery.
  4. (Template loop detected: Template:context 1) Materials revealed to the opposing party during the pre-trial phase in which evidence is gathered.
    The defense argued that the plaintiff's discovery was inadequate.

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