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Words I Love 75 – Blue

Here’s a word I love, that has many connotations, and a pic I took today that fits… blue1 bluː/ adjective adjective: blue; comparative adjective: bluer; superlative adjective: bluest 1. of a colour intermediate between green and violet, as of the … Continue reading

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Words I Love 74 – Mellow

It’s been a while, so here’s an apt word for today and the mood I am in… mellow ˈmɛləʊ/ adjective 1. (especially of a sound, flavour, or colour) pleasantly smooth or soft; free from harshness. “she was hypnotized by the … Continue reading

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Words I Love 73 – Ambient

It’s been a while, but I’m back with the latest in this occasional series. Today’s is apt after an afternoon listening to ambient music maestro Brian Eno… ambient ˈambɪənt/ adjective adjective: ambient 1. relating to the immediate surroundings of something. “the … Continue reading

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Words I Love 72 – Trapezoid

Today’s new word…love this one… trapezoid trap·e·zoid (trăp′ĭ-zoid′) noun 1. Mathematics a. A quadrilateral having two parallel sides. b. Chiefly British A trapezium. 2. Anatomy A small bone in the wrist, situated near the base of the index finger. 3. Sports … Continue reading

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Words I Love 070 – Erudite

New word…can’t believe it’s been a month! erudite ˈɛrʊdʌɪt/ adjective adjective: erudite having or showing great knowledge or learning. “Ken could turn any conversation into an erudite discussion” synonyms: learned, scholarly, well educated, knowledgeable, well read, widely read,well versed, well … Continue reading

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Words I Love 69 – Erstwhile

New word…after a quiet patch! erstwhile ˈəːstwʌɪl/ adjective adjective: erstwhile 1. former. “the erstwhile president of the company” synonyms: former, old, past, one-time, sometime, as was, ex-, late, then; More antonyms: present, future adverb archaic adverb: erstwhile 1. formerly. “Mary … Continue reading

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Words I Love 68 – Emboldened

New word today – it’s been a while… embolden ɪmˈbəʊld(ə)n,ɛm-/ verb past tense: emboldened; past participle: emboldened 1. give (someone) the courage or confidence to do something. “emboldened by the claret, he pressed his knee against hers” synonyms: give courage, … Continue reading

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