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- noun Plural form of
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Those book moments of breathing life, essential parts of plot, seisms of character, are too rare to wait for, but when they do happen, happen and break forth with a wind or a sigh, a sigh that could just as well be a wind, they are worth all the time taken in coming.
\"I Want to Know Why\" (Sherwood Anderson) dudemanflab 2007
It called for mines to find a way of monitoring seisms to prevent any loss of life.
IOL: News 2010
"isms" and seisms; by those who thought they had bright ideals and purposes, and by those who had purposes without ideals; when we consider all these obstacles to success, what wonder is it that we have been called "poor, bleeding Kansas," and regarded with successive pity, admiration and dislike?