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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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Pronunciation

  • (UK) IPA: /ˌhɒɹɪˈzɒntəl/, SAMPA: /%hQr@"zQnt@l/
  • (US) IPA: /ˌhɔːɹəˈzɑːntəl/, SAMPA: /%hO:r@"zA:nt@l/

Adjective

horizontal (comparative {{{1}}}, superlative {{{2}}})

Positive
horizontal

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  1. perpendicular to the vertical
  2. (archaic) Pertaining to the horizon.
    • 1667: As when the Sun new ris'n / Looks through the Horizontal misty Air — John Milton, Paradise Lost, Book 1, ll. 594-5
  3. parallel to the plane of the horizon; level, flat.

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German

Adjective

horizontal (not comparable)

  1. horizontal

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