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segue

Postby Bailey » Sun Dec 03, 2006 3:02 pm

se·gue (sgw, sgw)
intr.v. se·gued, se·gue·ing, se·gues
1. Music To make a transition directly from one section or theme to another.
2. To move smoothly and unhesitatingly from one state, condition, situation, or element to another: "Daylight segued into dusk" Susan Dworski.
n.
An act or instance of segueing.



[From Italian, there follows, third-person sing. present tense of seguire, to follow, from Vulgar Latin *sequere, from Latin sequ; see sekw-1 in Indo-European roots.]

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mark segueing-into-a-new-thought Bailey
Hey this one could work in the most used words of this year too.

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Re: segue

Postby Slava » Thu Nov 11, 2010 7:41 pm

Bailey wrote:www.freedictionery.com/segue

mark segueing-into-a-new-thought Bailey
Hey this one could work in the most used words of this year too.
I've looked at this one many times in the past, and never noticed the misspelling in the link. It's a dead site, and for sale. So's the proper spelling.

Smoothly segueing to another related topic, did you hear that the man who bought the Segway scooter company rode his off a cliff on his estate and died?
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Postby Perry » Thu Nov 11, 2010 8:32 pm

The poor man and his Segway segued into the next realm.
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