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2006-07-17 09:58:13

LONDON (Reuters) - British movie "Stormbreaker," an adaptation of a successful teenage spy novel, gets its world premiere in London on Monday, kicking off what its backers hope will be a lucrative film franchise. Aiming to go where Harry Potter and James Bond have gone before, the film version of Anthony Horowitz's book of the same name cost around $40 million to make, small fry for Hollywood but large for a British film. Horowitz has written six Alex Rider novels, which have sold...


Word of the Day
vermicular
  • Like a worm in form or movement; vermiform; tortuous or sinuous; also, writhing or wriggling.
  • Like the track or trace of a worm; appearing as if worm-eaten; vermiculate.
  • Marked with fine, close-set, wavy or tortuous lines of color; vermiculated.
  • A form of rusticated masonry which is so wrought as to appear thickly indented with worm-tracks.
This word ultimately comes from the Latin 'vermis,' worm.
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