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best-loved words, turns of phrase ~ first installment

In miscellany, words on August 18, 2013 at 3:04 pm

fodder

angst

curmudgeon

grumpy

twilight

daybreak

grace

prekvapeni (Czech word for surprise)

luminous

character (as in, ‘she’s a real character’)

fetching (as in, ‘doesn’t Tom look fetching today…’)

nocturnal

nightowl

formidable

stealth

luna

sunset

luminous

piece of work (as in, ‘That Sadie is a real piece of work…’)

moxie

felicitous

scintilla

iota

rabble-rouser

hellion

heathen

serendipity

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