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conversa'tion piece"




1. any object that arouses comment because of some striking or unusual quality.
2. group portraiture representing more or less fashionable people either in an interior or landscape setting.
3. a play that relies for its effect mainly on the cleverness of its dialogue rather than on plot or action.

Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.

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