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anagram

[Gr.,=something read backward], rearrangement of the letters of a word or words to make another word or other words. A famous Latin anagram was an answer made out of a question asked by Pilate. The question was Quid est veritas? [What is truth?], and the answer Est vir qui adest [it is the man who is here]. An anagram that reads the same backward as forward is a palindrome, e.g., "Able was I ere I saw Elba."
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Yesterday, a Coronation Street spokeswoman said: "He knew about Nirab being an anagram of Brian but he had no idea that this painting was going to appear.
Garry Kieves, Chief Executive Officer of Anagram, said, "The entire Anagram team is excited about partnering with Amscan and Amscan's management in building a world class party goods supply company.
In an Anagram Sudoku, each square contains one letter instead of a number, and every row, column, and smaller square (within the darker lines) contains letters that can be anagrammed into a word.
With assets totaling about Indian rupee (Rs) 8 billion, Anagram is, however, relatively small compared with ICICI (which has total assets of Rs4,600 billion), and, as a result, the acquisition is not expected to have a material adverse effect on ICICI's credit quality.
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Anil unveils a new form of anagram: "Like it's inspiration, a word-smashing anagram resembles an atom-smashing cyclotron reaction.
The new venture, called VITAL, an anagram of the two partner firms' initials, will focus on providing those solutions which have at their core the facilitation or improvement of marketing and sales efforts.
He was questioned for more than 10 hours at St Leonards police station as part of Operation Anagram, looking into his background in the belief he could be responsible for the disappearance of other women, dating back to the 1960s.
Note, however, that "Wen Lazeland" is not a correct anagram of New Zealand.
His wife Elin is set to meet celebrity lawyer Sorrell Trope which, of course, is an anagram of.
ResCare (Nasdaq/NM: RSCR), the nation's leading provider of services to persons with disabilities and youth with special needs, today announced that The Canadian Council on Health Services Accreditation ("CCHSA") has awarded a three-year accreditation to Anagram Premier, ResCare's provider of services to people with acquired brain injury in the Niagara-on-the-Lake, Ontario, area.
For example, in searching the board in Figure 1, one might first see RETINA, then extend to RETINAS, then anagram to RETSINA, then reverse the letters to find--ANISTER.