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anon [ uh-non ] adverb in a short time; soon.at another time.Archaic. at once; immediately. ORIGIN OF ANON before 1000; Middle English anon, anoon, Old English on āne in one (course), i.e., straightaway EXAMPLE FROM THE WEB FOR ANON Anon you found yourself in a turfy wilderness, girt in apparently by dark woods. … Continue reading

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appetency [ ap-i-tuh n-see ] noun, plural ap·pe·ten·cies. A longing or desire ORIGIN OF APPETENCY 1620–30; < Latin appetentia a craving for, equivalent to appetent- (stem of appetēns, present participle of appetere; see appetence) + -ia -ia; see -ency WORDS RELATED TO APPETENCY longing, penchant, liking, urge, wish, hunger, drive, thirst, lust, yearning, appetence, appetite, craving, pining

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welkin [ wel-kin ] noun Chiefly Literary. the sky; the vault of heaven. the apparent surface of the imaginary sphere on which celestial bodies appear to be projected Example of use: I was followed by Hocker in a like strain, and others … Continue reading

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vouchsafe [ vouch-seyf ] verb (used with object), vouch·safed, vouch·saf·ing. to grant or give, as by favor, graciousness, or condescension:to vouchsafe a reply to a question.to allow or permit, as by favor or graciousness:They vouchsafed his return to his own country. verb (used … Continue reading

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Fiction Genres and Sub-Genres.

Maybe you’re thinking about writing a novel, or perhaps you’ve finished one and aren’t quite sure which genre to market it under. Knowing your audience is to understand the genre of the book you have written. Below is a link … Continue reading

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palter [ pawl-ter ] verb (used without object) to talk or act insincerely or deceitfully; lie or use trickery.to bargain with; haggle.to act carelessly; trifle. WORDS RELATED TO PALTER babble, equivocate, haggle, bargain, falsify, fib, quibble, deceive, prevaricate

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incarnadine [ in-kahr-nuh-dahyn, -din, -deen ] adjective: blood-red; crimson.flesh-colored; pale pink. noun: an incarnadine color. verb: (used with object)  in·car·na·dined, in·car·na·din·ing. to make incarnadine. WORDS RELATED TO INCARNADINE glowing, rose-colored, crimson, blooming, cerise, claret, pink, tint, suffuse, mantle, color, rose, rouge, bloody, paint, rubric, flush, dye, rust, glow

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forsooth [ fawr-sooth ] adverb Archaic. (now used in derision or to express disbelief) in truth; in fact; indeed.

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cozen [ kuhz-uh n ] verb (used with or without object) to cheat, deceive, or trick. WORDS RELATED TO COZEN dupe, hoodwink, cheat, bilk, chisel, trick, beguile, bamboozle, gyp, swindle, defraud, con, flimflam, fraud

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bruit [ broot ] verb (used with object) to voice abroad; rumor (used chiefly in the passive and often followed by about):The report was bruited through the village. noun Medicine/Medical. any generally abnormal sound or murmur heard on auscultation.Archaic. rumor; report.Archaic. noise; din; clamor. … Continue reading

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Top Books On Writing To Help You Improve.

This list is short, but oh so sweet. If you purchase a book this week, make it one of these six, and you will not be disappointed. Improving your writing should be at the top of your want list as … Continue reading

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A Short History Of Stephen King And His Legacy.

I’ve been reading the modern master of horror Stephen King since I was twelve. It all started with The Shining published January 28, 1977. It was October of 1986 when I got my hands on it, and I was terrified … Continue reading

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caliginous [ kuh-lij-uh-nuh s ] adjective Archaic: It was a caliginous and stormy night … Sure, that doesn’t quite have the same ring as “dark and stormy,” but it works. Caliginous is an archaic adjective meaning: “misty, dim, dark.”

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Nominated for The Sunshine Blogger Award

I wish to thank The Linear Learner for deeming me worthy of this distinction, The Sunshine Blogger Award. What is the Sunshine Blogger Award ?The Sunshine Blogger Award is given to those who are creative, positive and inspiring, while spreading sunshine to … Continue reading

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Apathetic [ap·a·thet·ic] adj.  1. Feeling or showing little or no emotion; unresponsive. 2. Feeling or showing a lack of interest or concern; indifferent. “He seemed very apathetic about the company’s closure.”

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Improve & Optimize Your Blog Site.

Here’s an exhaustive list of resources to improve your blog. The tips and links will have you running your website like a pro in no time at all. Improve Your Blog!

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