“It’s cloudy,” Jane moaned. “Keep going.” Alex tugged her hand, and Jane yipped as her toe caught the edge of a rock. “I’m so done. We’re turning around and heading right back. I don’t want to be here. I did not ask for this. This is not how I wanted to spend today.” “And how... Continue Reading →
Amour propre - | ˌämo͝or ˈprôpr(ə) | - Noun - A sense of one’s own worth; self-respect: few indications in him of ordinary amour propre or common vanity.
Eggbeater - | ˈeɡˌbēdər | - Noun - A kitchen utensil used for beating ingredients such as eggs or cream. - • North American informal: A helicopter.
Plantigrade - | ˈplan(t)əˌɡrād | - Adjective - (Of a mammal) walking on the soles of the feet, like a human or a bear. Compare with digitigrade.
Sisyphean - |ˌsisəˈfēən| - Adjective - (Of a task) Such that it can never be completed.
Reverie - |ˈrev(ə)rē| - Noun - A state of being pleasantly lost in one's thoughts; a daydream: A knock on the door broke her reverie | I slipped into reverie. • Music: An instrumental piece suggesting a dreamy or musing state. • Archaic: A fanciful or impractical idea or theory.
Quodlibet - |ˈkwädləˌbet| - Noun - 1. Archaic: A topic for or exercise in philosophical or theological discussion. - 2. Literary: A lighthearted medley of well-known tunes.
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