28 Beautiful Words The English Language Should Steal

28 Beautiful Words The English Language Should Steal

GIGIL (n.) - the overwhelming urge to squeeze or pinch something very cute In Filipino, Phillippines

toska | Russian // Vladmir Nabokov: “No single word in English renders all the shades of toska. At its deepest and most painful, it is a sensation of great spiritual anguish, often without any specific cause. At less morbid levels it is a dull ache of the soul, a longing with nothing to long for, a sick pining, a vague restlessness, yearning. In particular cases it may be the desire for somebody of something specific, nostalgia, love-sickness. At the lowest level it grades into ennui…

TOSKA (n.) A dull ache of the soul, a sick pining, a spiritual anguish . My New Favorite Word)

Dictionary.com’s Word of the Day - opacus - Meteorology. (of a cloud) dense enough to obscure the sun or moon.

Great word during storms (like, say, Arizona monsoon season?-lol) This word has Latin origins, entering English

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Vagarious (adj) .erratic and unpredictable in behavior or direction

Teddy's house was burned down by Andrew Laeddis, with his wife Dolores in it, and that was a big part of his life because he loved Dolores a lot. Page 120-121

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Burning bridges prevents you from going back to places you never should have visited to begin with. So burn baby burn.

Dictionary.com’s Word of the Day - stiver - the smallest possible amount: not worth a stiver

the smallest possible amount: not worth a stiver; not a stiver of work.

This is what I am afraid of - that I'll look back and frown at my lack of joy in my life instead of smile at all the good times.

Broken.

This is what I am afraid of - that I'll look back and frown at my lack of joy in my life instead of smile at all the good times.

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Discover and share Quotes From Thor The Avengers. Explore our collection of motivational and famous quotes by authors you know and love.

Antagonist examples: How to write great adversaries

Antagonist examples: How to write great adversaries

Dictionary.com’s Word of the Day - heuristic - encouraging a person to learn, discover, understand, or solve problems on his or her own, as by experimenting, evaluating possible answers or solutions, or by trial and error: a heuristic teaching method.

Heuristic: encouraging a person to learn, discover, understand, or solve problems on his or her own, as by experimenting or by trial and error

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My ENFJ boyfriend has chicken scratch handwriting so idk haha. But mine yeah. I try to write as fast as I think so I end up with crappy handwriting.

New Year's Writing Prompts-Jan 2017-The crowd gasped in disbelief as the countdown suddenly restarted.

New Year's Writing Prompts-Jan crowd gasped in disbelief as the countdown suddenly restarted.

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What are your most common feelings? Mine are Monachopsis and Onism

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