Jam is made with sugar and lumps of fruit. With pectin. And it's spread on scones or toast, usually. Or in yoghurt for breakfast.
"A dramatic entertainment, originating in Roman mime, in which performers express meaning through gestures accompanied by music............." sounds just like the old movies before talkies.
I just think of Pantomime's as the cheesy plays at Christmas time.
I got it in the dying seconds, mostly by throwing everything I could think of at the question, but rolled my eyes pretty hard when "pantomime" was accepted.
e. g. dog salivates
Also I feel like "medicine" in the clue is a slightly misleading for "placebo", I was trying to think of more like herbal/homeopathic medicine type of root for medicine that doesn't contain any active ingredient
Pantomime is a noun, so you really mean “mime” which doesn’t begin with P.
Plutarchy should be accepted.
Love all your word quizzes!
It's a gesture, that can be accompanied by speech, specifically in reference to an action - at least according to a quick internet search.
It seemed harder than usual, and I can't figure out why.
Maybe my brain has trouble with the "P" sound.
I knew Papal, Privateer, and Prodigy, but couldn't get past papacy, pirate/plunder, and protege.
Really cleared out the cobwebs this morning.
Medicine with no active ingredients
to change it to
"Medicine" with no active ingredients
Page: A page or page boy is traditionally a young male attendant or servant, but may also have been used for a messenger at the service of a nobleman.
Squire: A squire was typically a young boy, training to become a knight.
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