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An arc is the internal change the hero goes through in a story. It can be positive change of character โ€” a happy ending - or a negative or no change โ€” which gives us a tragedy.
The main character on "V For Vendetta" has an arc. She goes from being a normal everyday kind of a girl to a revolutionary.
by AutumnLeaves April 11, 2006
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Commonly used in text messages or social media as a short form for Very Sound Advice.
Mate 1: Hey, I'd be careful risking all that money on one bet. Only risk what you can afford to lose.
Mate 2: Thanks. VSA
by Sexucator February 08, 2021
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Advanced reader copy. A free, not-quite-final version of a book often distributed to reviewers or book convention attendees.
I loved getting to read an ARC of the next book of the series, but there were a bunch of typos in it.
by zenzen March 13, 2008
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A part of a story line. Used all the time by the web comics Jack and Idiots in the Park.
The new Idiots in the Park arc is hillarious!
by Salvatore D'Addio February 21, 2005
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The male act of slowly backing up while urinating into a toilet in order to aim slightly upward and achieve a half-circle appearance of urination into stated receptacle.
-"Hey, you spent a lot of time in there, what were you doing?"
-"I mastered the arc"
by MMAextremehumping January 07, 2011
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