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    Joelle Stone
    @joelle-stone

    *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

    #134074
    Rose
    @rose-colored-fancy

    Those are so cool, y’all!

    Schlep: To carry something heavy and awkward or to go on a tedious journey. (Kinda hard to define, I’ll use it in an example: “I had to schlep all the way to the shop to get that.”)

    Soliloquy: To speak to yourself/ Monologue.

     

    "Stories are light. Light is precious in a world so dark." The Tale of Despereaux

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    Kimmi
    @kimlikesart

    Verdure – The lush greenness of flourishing vegetation. /

    Vigorous greenery.

    Jominkreesa

    Passion = A Willingness To Suffer

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