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Vexing and Glorious Words

February 2, 2019

Anaphora
    noun
        1) [GRAMMAR] Using a word to replace or refer to a word used earlier in a sentence.
        2) [RHETORIC] The continued repetition of a word or phrase at the beginning of successive clauses


Lacuna
    noun
        1) A missing space or gap

Quagmire
    noun
        1) A boggy area, usually full of mud and other materials that sink underfoot.
        2) A complicated and vexing scenario with no easy solution or way out. 


Loquacious
    adjective
        1) To be chatty

Scrupulous
    adjective
        1) Describing a person who is very particular, and pays a lot of attention to details

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3 Comments
  • luluwrites111

    Quagmire is a great word; Loquacious is also very useful, and I haven't heard of Lacuna or Anaphora before, but I like them. Thanks :)


    7 months ago
  • luluwrites111

    Quagmire is a great word; Loquacious is also very useful, and I haven't heard of Lacuna or Anaphora before, but I like them. Thanks :)


    7 months ago
  • The Bubbling Pen

    I love love love the word 'quagmire'!! Great idea to include definitions as well - your piece reminded me of Mary Poppins :) Awesome work!


    8 months ago