Word of the Week: Prevaricate

verb / pre-vair-i-kate To deviate from the truth Equivocate (which I definitely thought meant compare?) Ex: Southern people tend to embellish and often prevaricate in order to infuse more romance into the story. My goal is to use this word thrice in conversation this week. I'll report back! xMaegan

From the Archives: Have You Been Thinking of Starting a Blog?

*This was originally published in December 2019. Someone recently asked me for blogging advice, so I’m reposting this. I’ll write more about this in a later post. Since I began actually sharing my blog with my friends and family, several people said they want to start blogs. I like to think I'm inspiring (ironic hair …

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Word of the Week: Prosopopoeia

Prosopopoeia - noun - (pronounced pro-sopapilla, like the delicious sweet fried bread) Personification, as of inanimate thingsFrom dictionary.comEtomology: Greek Example: "Lord Byron’s very numerous comparisons, all admirable, and often under the form of a prosopopoeia, are indicative of the warm imagination which clothed inanimate shapes with the breathing realities of life …" -RECOLLECTIONS OF SHELLEY AND …

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