For the love of words

tranche (n.) — a portion of something, especially money

previse (v.) — to foresee

monochopsis (n.) — the subtle but persistent feeling of being out of place; a maladaption to one’s surroundings

apricity (n.) — the warmth of the sun in winter

turpitude (n.) — vile, shameful, or base character; depravity

yonderly (adj.) — mentally or emotionally distant; absent-minded

atticism (n.) — concise and elegant expression

marcid (adj.) — withered; incredibly exhausted

ossify (v.) — to become rigid or inflexible in habits, attitudes, or opinions


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