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March 15, 2019
Schadenfreude

Schadenfreude

β€œThe times are too difficult and the crisis too severe to indulge in schadenfreude. Looking at it in perspective, the fact that there would be a […]
March 21, 2019
Sanguine

Sanguine

sanΒ·guine
April 14, 2019
Sinister

Sinister

early 15c., "prompted by malice or ill-will, intending to mislead," from Old French senestre, sinistre "contrary, false; unfavorable; to the left" (14c.), from Latin sinister "left, on the left side" (opposite of dexter), of uncertain origin.
April 14, 2019
Rue

Rue

When I hear the word of the day there is another word that comes to mind every time, roux. I think of food. When I read […]
November 17, 2019
Welkin

Welkin

“But now my task is smoothly done, I can fly, or I can run quickly to the green earth’s end, where the bow’d welkin slow doth […]
April 6, 2020

Dilly Dilly

You know you’ve heard it said. Maybe you’ve said it yourself. If not how would you use it in a story? What era would that story […]