Words that made my week:
(n.) a tiny, brilliant flash or spark; a small thing; a barely-visible trace.
(n.) bonding through the intimacy of touch, especially of the closeness between a parent and child
(adj.) undying, immortal; eternally beautiful
(adj.) a deep purple-red
(n.) a sudden or unexpected reversal of circumstances; the point of no return
(adj.) of grey skies and winter days; filled with heavy clouds or fog; relating to winter or cold, sunless weather
(n.) a light rain, a fine drizzle
(adj.) describing an experience that makes you fearful yet fascinated, awed yet attracted – the powerful, personal feeling of being overwhelmed and inspired
(n.) a hiding place; a place of safety and comfort
(n.) someone, especially a politician, who acts for personal gain instead of consistent, respectable principles
(n.) beautiful writing on a subject of little or no importance
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