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Joelle Stone
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*decides this is a cool thread* *realizes I have very few unusual/useful words* *sees “oy vey” and is excited that that’s where that comes from* *knows I have a really cool word but I can’t think of it* *decides to come back later and write it down*

*a minute later*

How about reification? It means “To attribute a concrete characteristic to something abstract.”

There’s also extrapolate: “To infer or estimate by extending or projecting known information.”

"For love is strong as death." -God

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