what do you mean "in this vein"? Here the word "vein"means way(aspect/style/),isn't it?But any difference between these words? Thanks1!!
Oct 1, 2012 1:11 AM
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The figure of speech "in this vein" can be viewed as a single branch within a larger system. In addition to "manner and mode" some other synonyms are: attitude, streak, temperament, characteristic, way, style, disposition ...
October 1, 2012
It can also mean "in this mood". In a comic vein = in a funny, comic mood. For 'style', you would normally be referring to literature. "She writes in a romantic vein." = in a romantic style. Other synonyms are manner, mode.
October 1, 2012
A vein is a channel which guides the flow of the blood. Likewise it can guide the flow of the style.
October 1, 2012
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