One day an unknown youth asked Mozart to explain to him how to start to compose a symphony.
- You are young, - answered Mozart. In the beginning write a ballade, and if you like it, come to me.
- But you! At the age of ten you have composed a lot of music.
- But I did not ask anybody how to do it.
n. Process in which the energy of sunlight is used by organisms, esp. Green plants, to synthesize carbohydrates from carbon dioxide and water. photosynthesize v. (also -ise) (-zing or -sing). Photosynthetic adj.
n. Accordion with a small keyboard like that of a piano.
n. Lung disease caused by the inhalation of dust or small particles. [greek pneumon lung, konis dust]
n. Building, often a school, used for voting at an election.
n. Any of a group of complex carbohydrates, e.g. Starch. [see *saccharin]
adj. Of a society or economy which no longer relies on heavy industry.
n. Airtight pan for cooking quickly under steam pressure. pressure-cook v.
n. Treatment of mental disorders by bringing repressed fears and conflicts into the conscious mind over a long course of interviews. psychoanalyse v. (-sing). Psychoanalyst n. Psychoanalytic adj. Psychoanalytical adj.
n. Member of a parliament, esp. An expert in its procedures.