Tag Archives: Thursday’s English

Engleza de joi/ Exhilarated

Exhilarated = make (someone) feel very happy, animated, or elated.

“Live the full life of the mind, exhilarated by new ideas, intoxicated by the Romance of the unusual.”
Ernest Hemingway

 

Art by Charles Courtney Curran.

Engleza de joi/ Horned

Horned = crescent-shaped (literary); furnished with a horn or horns.

“Our dreams are a second life. I have never been able to penetrate without a shudder those ivory or horned gates which separate us from the invisible world.” –  Gerard De Nerval

 

Art by Rob Gonsalves.

Engleza de joi/ Stitch

Stitch = one in-and-out movement of a threaded needle in sewing, embroidering, or suturing.

“The magic is only in what books say, how they stitched the patches of the universe together into one garment for us.”
Ray Bradbury

 

Art by Jacek Yerka.

Engleza de joi/ Pierce

Pierce = entering or cutting through with a sharp pointed instrument.

“Words can be like X-rays if you use them properly — they’ll go through anything. You read and you’re pierced.”
Aldous Huxley

 

 

Art – Beauty and the Beast by John Dickson Batten.

Engleza de joi/ Kindle

Kindle = set on fire, arouse or inspire (an emotion or feeling).

“The sole purpose of human existence is to kindle a light in the darkness of mere being.”
Carl Jung (26 July 1875 – 6 June 1961)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Art by Michel Rauscher.

Engleza de joi/ Recount

Recount = tell someone about something; give an account of an event or experience.

“Life is not what one lived, but what one remembers and how one remembers it in order to recount it.”
Gabriel García Márquez

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Art by Ferdinand Keller.