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vorpal

(ˈvɔːpəl)
adj
(Literary & Literary Critical Terms) literature fatal
References in classic literature ?
Beware the Jujub bird, and shun The frumious Bandersnatch!' He took his vorpal sword in hand: Long time the manxome foe he sought-- So rested he by the Tumtum tree, And stood awhile in thought.
He serves on the advisory boards of AirMap Inc., a global airspace management platform for drones, and Vorpal Ltd., a provider of technology to identify, track and mitigate rouge drone operations.
Back in the '80s, Morsi had a single show in SoHo, at a gallery called Vorpal, but he found the local market so crudely speculative and wholly unedifying that he checked out of the New York art world altogether.
Alice, without a vorpal blade, faces the Jabberwocky.
In present day, Dylan develops the vorpal, an ability to jump into the Other Place, a fairy tale-like world.
VTLS provides development and support for Virtua, the premier ILS solution; Chamo Discovery, a facet-based social OPAC and data discovery tool; VITAL, our Digital Asset Management solution; Vorpal Solutions, Drupal website consulting and implementation services; MozGo, our mobile app; and Fastrac RFID solutions for libraries.
This is a uniformly tremendous cast, headed by the appealingly boyish Siegfried of Daniel Brenna (no perfect Aryan youth, he, more like Smithy out of Gavin and Stacey), wielding his vorpal blade.
The sequel returns the player as Alice as she explore the twisted and creepy vista of Wonderland and battling enemies with her Vorpal blade.
He took his vorpal sword in hand: Long time the manxome foe he sought So rested he by the Tumtum tree, And stood awhile in thought And as in uffish thought he stood, The Jabberwock, with eyes of flame, Came whiffling through the tulgey wood, And burbled as it came!
The crew of the Vorpal Blade has barely returned from their dangerous and challenging first mission before they are called back into action in "Manxome Foe".
42 In which well-known poem would you find a "vorpal sword"?
In other news, Mayor Charming is running against the Queen of Hearts (who beats him in a landslide election); Jake tries to teach Sabrina magic; they go on a treasure hunt for the vorpal sword, the only weapon strong enough to kill the Jabberwocky; Puck's wings are ripped from his back when he tries to kill the beast; and Mr.