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Wednesday Weekly Blogging Challenge: New Words I’ve Learned Recently And Their Meanings

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I learned all of these words from the same Mastodon post earlier this month. Isn’t it nice when things like that happen?

Closeup photo of an assortment of Scrabble tiles. They are a random grouping and do not spell any words, but you can see letters like r, j, m, and s included in the pile. Respair

From the 16th century. It means fresh hope and a recovery from despair.



happy or contented; satisfied



Sensible; not foolish, senseless, or gormless.



compassionate or sorrowful.

causing or apt to cause sorrow or pity.



Powerful, effective, efficient, vigorous.


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