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I Love Words

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    Murder In the Museum of Man - Whenever I read a book, I use a blank paper as a bookmark and write down not just words I don't know but words I know but love or would like to use...
    MechanicalBull MechanicalBull 36-40, M 19 Responses Aug 9, 2009

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    I Miss You Translation - In French, you don't really say "I miss you". You say "tu ne manques", which is closer to "you are missing from me". I love that, "you are missing from me...
    SkinnyThoughtsAndRedLipstick SkinnyThoughtsAndRedLipstick 16-17, F 3 Responses May 2, 2013

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    my current favourite one is " chubby chaser"
    TrentKandinski TrentKandinski 18-21, M Mar 2

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    Powerful Little Things, They Are.... - I love words to be used in such a way that it leaves the reader almost breathless.....reading the words again and again, trying to discern...
    Babydoll42 Babydoll42 41-45, F 2 Responses Nov 26, 2013

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    By: "Dr. Wayne Dyer" - "Attract What You Desire" "If you're experiencing scarcity, anguish, depression, an absence of love or any inability to attract what you desire- seriously...
    Mare1952 Mare1952 56-60, F 1 Response Mar 19, 2013

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    That's what so strong about words, they hurt you, make you happy, or any other feeling.
    HotJanna HotJanna 18-21, F Feb 6

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    Do You Know - How many times the word ********* is used in the book The Prince and the Pauper??? Of course they are using it as meaning to spit out, or put forth. The language is...
    soulrunher soulrunher 41-45, F 8 Responses Dec 3, 2013

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    Courtesy. - The words for a Lady have to be as a soft music. These words have to bring tenderness, consideration, respect, listening and self-sacrifice. These words must be true...
    juliegirlie juliegirlie 41-45, M 3 Responses Jun 13, 2011

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    Mere Words - “There is something about words. In expert hands, manipulated deftly, they take you prisoner. Wind themselves around your limbs like spider silk, and when you are so...
    sciguy18 sciguy18 51-55, M Jun 23, 2012

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    I love words that have a shh.. sound to them.For example,tenacious,insatiable, salacious,presumptuous etc. :)
    seeminglypossible seeminglypossible 22-25, F 1 Response Dec 20, 2013

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    Three Magic Words -       Take Me HOME.....
    winterfall winterfall 36-40 2 Responses Nov 19, 2013

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    Word Definitions - Male And Female - 1. THINGY (thing-ee) n. a. female...Any part under a car's hood. b. male...The strap fastener on a woman's bra. 2. VULNERABLE (vul-ne-ra-bel...
    sciguy18 sciguy18 51-55, M 1 Response Oct 22, 2012

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    words are so magical to me! you can express such colourful things with words. words are so beautiful.
    timorous timorous 16-17 Mar 6

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    Languid. - I never use it enough and I should use it, especially today, especially this week! I am having an incredibly languid week.
    WittyDittyInc WittyDittyInc 26-30 3 Responses Apr 3, 2013

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    For The Story - I live in the ******* of the universe. The very darkest, deprived pit of this world is where i reside permanently. Honestly i cannot even say that i live, i exist...
    QuiteElementary QuiteElementary 22-25, F 1 Response Feb 16, 2013

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    What Is More Beautiful? - They enable us to communicate, to share and describe They cause a great deal of comfort, happiness and also pain, they can help ease that pain. ...
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses Sep 4, 2008

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    I love certain words that I remember certain people pronouncing in a nice way, such as: Thunderstorm Tragedy Denoument ... The list goes on
    Mousetronaut Mousetronaut 16-17, F Mar 23

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    Soul - So if the eyes are the Window to our Soul....Our written words are the Voice of our Soul.Understanding and taking action... develops the Character of our Soul.Love shared...
    CuriousAngelina CuriousAngelina 46-50, F 8 Responses May 30, 2012

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    Toska - "No single word in English renders all the shades of toska. At its deepest and most painful, it is a sensation of great spiritual anguish, often without any specific cause...
    carynneterrae carynneterrae 22-25, F Oct 31, 2013

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    She was fascinated with words. To her, words were things of beauty, each like a magical powder or potion that could be combined with other words to create powerful spells. -Dean...
    TesstheMess TesstheMess 31-35, F 1 Response Jan 30

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    Words I Love. - I carry all lines of heart with me ,heartfelt words bestowed upon float back on my mind ..its printed indelibly. I clutch these "Life Lines" like symbology...
    winterfall winterfall 36-40 Nov 23, 2013

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    Word Offerings-my Gifts To You - May I challenge you with my words? May I motivate you in kind? Do I help you to deftly cope? Move you beyond the daily grind? May I offer you a...
    PoetryNEmotion PoetryNEmotion 51-55, F 4 Responses May 30, 2013

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    Okay, Im still reading through The Prince and the Pauper with daughter. You may remember my last post about how many times ********* appears in the book. WELL get this!!! Today we...
    soulrunher soulrunher 41-45, F 6 Responses Dec 17, 2013

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    I don't know why but I love words and specifically antiquated words. There is something fanciful about using them. Shakespeare, Masterpiece Theatre and period pieces are a goldmine...
    waxingpoetic77 waxingpoetic77 36-40, F 1 Response Mar 19

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    Funny Words... - Words are funny things.  They can hurt like the dickens. They can heal... be a balm after a brouhaha. They can paint pictures in your mind of pirates with...
    kittysoftpaws kittysoftpaws 36-40, F 2 Responses Feb 16, 2013

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    Moment In Time - This is a moment in time. Where everything is confused. You can feel the anger, the sadness, the disullionment with a GOD who hasn't done what seems fair. This...
    DIYman DIYman 22-25, M 4 Responses Dec 13, 2012

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    Dissonance. - Dissonance is word of the day. I've had to read and write it a lot today and every time I do, I enjoy the way it sounds, which is ironic considering it's meaning...
    WittyDittyInc WittyDittyInc 26-30 4 Responses Apr 10, 2013

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    The Language Of Reality - I must admit I love words. I have for a long time now, and one of the best things about words, for me, is why we use them. Words can stand as road signs...
    oddfox oddfox 22-25, M Feb 23, 2013

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    The Red Hand Creed - And so let it be so: To live is to serve To sacrifice is to thrive In selflessness one finds true meaning Love is absolute And the only absolution is love So...
    DIYman DIYman 22-25, M 2 Responses Jan 9, 2013

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    Lose Vs Loose - Most of the time I chalk it up to being a typo, but more and more I see people misusing this particular not-quite-homonym, so I'd like to set the record straight...
    HeWhoPleasures HeWhoPleasures 41-45, M 3 Responses Nov 6, 2008

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    Sonder - The realization that each random passerby is living a life as vivid and complex as your own, populated with their own ambitions, friends, routines, worries and inherited...
    carynneterrae carynneterrae 22-25, F Oct 31, 2013

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    Word On The Ep Streets ....... - I have noticed how lazy my vocabulary has become. It is evident in my answers to questions, personal messages, etc. I would grimace to know how...
    Kathieredart Kathieredart 56-60, F 8 Responses May 19, 2012

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    Gnossienne - A moment of awareness that someone you’ve known for years still has a private and mysterious inner life, and somewhere in the hallways of their personality is a door...
    carynneterrae carynneterrae 22-25, F Oct 31, 2013

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    Vowels Make A Difference - There are times when there is a need for faerie to learn to say this. On that note...  *changes one faerie finger to two fingers* P E A C E!  
    Sylphy Sylphy 41-45, F 2 Responses Sep 1, 2012

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    L'Appel Du Vide - "The call of the void” is this French expression’s literal translation, but more significantly it’s used to describe the instinctive urge to jump from high...
    carynneterrae carynneterrae 22-25, F Oct 31, 2013

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    Logorrhea... While not a new word for me, it is one of my favorites - mainly because many seem to be afflicted with it. Etymology: From the Latin "logos" (word or utterance) and...
    sciguy18 sciguy18 51-55, M 2 Responses Feb 5

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    Position Vacant - Don't want to be a friend with benefits. Don't want a father for my child. Don't need a man to provide. Don't need you to be my life. Not too concerned about...
    reusha reusha 36-40, F 7 Responses Feb 3, 2012

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    Word-Smithing - Words! I am hungry for them, I am in love with them, I cherish them, I use them, I need them, I want them, I dream of them, really I do! Words run through my blood...
    hillbillycrone hillbillycrone 51-55, F 5 Responses Feb 15, 2012

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    Make Love To Me With Your Words.... - Your words blanket me and draw me into your world of fantasy. The mist descends and everything around us disappears... I watch your mouth move...
    DreamChristine DreamChristine 31-35, F 8 Responses Sep 15, 2013

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    Litost - Milan Kundera, author of The Unbearable Lightness of Being, remarked that “As for the meaning of this word, I have looked in vain in other languages for an equivalent...
    carynneterrae carynneterrae 22-25, F Oct 31, 2013

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    For Example, There'S This - "Monty Python's Flying Circus" demonstrates some of the most absurd wordplay imaginable. This skit is a prime example: http://www.youtube.com/watch...
    xquseme xquseme 51-55, M Mar 21, 2013

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    The Power of Words - They take forms and materialized That we can’t managed anymore They collapse as torrents In people’s life They can be obstacles Like walls...
    deleted deleted 26-30 5 Responses Oct 29, 2008

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    If only my words could truly express my feelings.............
    winterfall winterfall 36-40 Jan 22

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    Epeolatry - I could just as easily have posted this in the "I Like Learning New Words" group. Given its meaning, however, I thought this to be the more appropriate location.It is...
    sciguy18 sciguy18 51-55, M 1 Response Apr 30, 2013

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    Vocabulary Veritas - “A man with a scant vocabulary will almost certainly be a weak thinker. The richer and more copious one's vocabulary and the greater one's awareness of fine...
    sciguy18 sciguy18 51-55, M 2 Responses Jul 1, 2013

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    What Are Words For? - "Words - so innocent and powerless as they are, as standing in a dictionary, how potent for good and evil they become in the hands of one who knows how to...
    sciguy18 sciguy18 51-55, M 1 Response May 1, 2012

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    Known - yet the flavor enhances every time I look deep into your eyes.
    winterfall winterfall 36-40 Nov 24, 2013

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    Words With Me - The largest number of stories I've posted on EP deal with the individual words I love and with quotes I carry in my mind and heart. I began collecting quotes at...
    WildeOscar WildeOscar 51-55, M 6 Responses Aug 23, 2012

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    The Right Word - "The difference between the almost right word and the right word is really a large matter. It's the difference between the lightning bug and the lightning." - Mark...
    sciguy18 sciguy18 51-55, M 2 Responses Jan 21, 2012

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    I Believe - I believe silent words are full of power, maybe even more so than the spoken.  What words run through your mind?  Be conscious of them, gain control and you gain...
    MJade MJade 51-55, F 1 Response Jul 31, 2011

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    Words Touch Me... - ...You can be tall, you can be dark, you can be handsome... You can be blonde with the bluest eyes I've ever seen... You can be successful... You can be...
    OMGitsRiley OMGitsRiley 26-30, F 2 Responses Jun 22, 2012

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    Below will be my understanding of the word LOVE between a man and a women. Too often, the misconception of this word can be conflicting, deceived, mistrusted, thrown around and...
    Trainedheart Trainedheart 26-30, F 8 hrs ago

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