Even: (Adj.) free from variations or fluctuations; regular
on the level . calm . horizontal keel on a flat body of water . a debt paid to someone who once owed you . just . justified . text bordered the same distance from the margins even. an adverb meaning very or more which doesn't sound redundant when used to modify very or more. very more . very stable . its own synonym and antonym even . sometimes although even . a match that never sparks interesting . equal but perhaps not fair . smooth or dulcet . both plane and plain . 4/4 time . square . equilateral . any number divisible by two . the precise word to fill a two syllable space . snagglepuss's vocal tic . a way to break without loss . the utopia of revenge .
(I'm compiling the Terrible Poets' Thesaurus by reading poems by unfamiliar writers and jotting down unusual word choices. Once I find a term three times, I attempt to define it by deconstructing it as it appears to me in the context of the poems in which they're used, which are unlikely to be the way the authors intended them. Alternately, I look at my own poems and find words that I overuse and attempt to imagine how others might interpret them.)
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