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28 Beautiful Words The English Language Should Steal

HYGGE - (n) an absence of anything annoying, taking pleasure from the presence of gentle or soothing things. Like & Repin. Noelito Flow. Noel Panda

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Mamihlapinatapei (n.) The wordless, yet meaningful look shared by two people who both desire to initiate something but are both reluctant to start. 20 Foreign Words That You Never Knew You Needed

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Word of the Day: Evanescent

The fragile, airy quality of things evanescent reflects the etymology of the word evanescent itself. It derives from a form of the Latin verb evanescere, which means 'to evaporate' or 'to vanish.'

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Word of the Day: Elicit

Elicit derives from the past participle of the Latin verb elicere, formed by combining the prefix e- (meaning 'away') with the verb lacere, meaning 'to entice by charm or attraction.' It is not

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Dictionary.com’s Word of the Day - sastruga - Usually, <strong>sastrugi</strong>. ridges of snow formed on a snowfield by the action of the wind.

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sperezzatura (n.) the ability to make one's actions seem effortless or to disguise one's true desire, feeling, or meaning. (n.) studied carelessness.

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