word (ex. nubivagant), language (ex. Portuguese), topic (ex. love),
part of speech (ex. noun), origin (ex. origin: Latin), first letter (ex. A)
pronunciation | ‘lE-tOst
note | the extended definition appears in writer Milan Kundera’s work; a more general English translation is sorrow or regret.
pronunciation | ‘o-fing
“What are some books you suggest? Have you read The Book Thief before?”
Click for feelings about The Book Thief and some other book recs. And ask me about fantasy/sci-fi recs!
pronunciation | in-‘dur-a-tIz
Oh, no! No, I don’t—I like books too much to ever damage them on purpose. It’s just a reference.
“Read to me.”
“I thought you didn’t like me reading aloud.”
“Shut up and read me a story.” (He laughs, rips a page from the book.) “Why did you do that?”
“Oh, I always rip out the last page of a book. Then it doesn’t have to end. I hate endings.”
- The Angels Take Manhattan
We hate endings too, but did that stop the writers? No, they just went right ahead and yanked out our hearts. Okay. That’s cool. Didn’t need mine anyways. (This ask is referring to the tags on finifugal.)
pronunciation | fi-ni-‘fU-gal
pronunciation | wei-ji
Chinese script | 危機
with thanks to | my mom. hi mom!
I actually didn’t mean to post this here, and I didn’t know I had until late last night. I feel kind of strange deleting it now. But thank you for appreciating it!
pronunciation | vi-‘den-da
pronunciation | vel-‘lE-i-“tE
note | also velleity