Rare Words


acosmist - One who believes that nothing exists
paralian - A person who lives near the sea
aureate - Pertaining to the fancy or flowery words used by poets 
dwale - To wander about deliriously
sabaism - The worship of stars
dysphoria - An unwell feeling
aubade - A love song which is sung at dawn
eumoirous - Happiness due to being honest and wholesome
mimp - To speak in a prissy manner, usually with pursed lips

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I was raised among books, making invisible friends in pages that seemed cast from dust and whose smell I carry on my hands to this day. Carlos Ruiz ZafonThe Shadow Of The Wind (via bookmania)

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Fyodor Dostoyevsky, Crime and Punishment
The idea that sex is something a woman gives a man, and she loses something when she does that, which again for me is nonsense. I want us to raise girls differently where boys and girls start to see sexuality as something that they own, rather than something that a boy takes from a girl. Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie (via exoticwild)

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Stop beating yourself up. You are a work in progress - which means you get there a little at a time, not all at once. Unknown  (via thatkindofwoman)

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Florence: Piazza della Signoria - Perseus With the Head of Medusa by sprabhu on Flickr.

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