liu_xing has looked up 109 words, created 7 lists, listed 110 words, written 24 comments, added 0 tags, and loved 0 words.

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  • From A Word A Day. Noun: One who takes great pleasure in eating; a glutton.

    July 8, 2013

  • done!

    June 9, 2013

  • I methodically worked my way through the veins in my arms and legs, turning them first the tannish colour of drovers’ paths, then the darker brown of cart tracks, until eventually they became macadamised, blackened, by my abuse.

    June 8, 2013

  • Months of injecting this stuff have given my body an odd aspect, as with every shot more chalk is deposited along the walls of my veins, much in the manner of earth being piled up to form either an embankment or a cutting. Thus the history of my addiction has been mapped out by me, in the same way that the road system of South-East England was originally constructed.

    June 8, 2013

  • oooh rolig some excellent words there.

    June 8, 2013

  • Where the ancient oak leaf clusters grew, the deaths head hawk moth flew,/Something wicked this way comes.The swallow is depicted there along your fuselage

    June 8, 2013

  • "and if you think I've had enough/of your sea of love/I'll take more than another riverfull/I give in/to sin/because you have to make this life livable"

    June 8, 2013

  • swaddle from swathe

    June 8, 2013

  • PS thanks Stevebwriter, had never thought of that.

    June 8, 2013

  • Langour, splendour, pallor, candour, horror. Liquor?

    June 8, 2013

  • Savour => sapid?

    June 8, 2013

  • I once fell for someone when he used this word.

    January 24, 2007

  • it would be great if when you clicked on a word, you could see all the lists it belonged to

    January 23, 2007

  • (not as impressive as Joyce, unfortunately)

    January 23, 2007

  • I have a feeling I first saw this word in a kid's book about a naughty kite. Anyone remember that one?

    January 23, 2007

  • this means 'pregnant'. I first came across it when I read a short story called 'gravid babies', whose title stuck in my mind, but the meaning wasn't explained anywhere in the story so it was years later that I found out what it means.

    January 23, 2007

  • (American pronunciation only - vrrrrrl - it's practically onamatopoeic)

    January 23, 2007

  • goes very well with 'prelapsarian'

    January 23, 2007

  • = bitter strength (from Chinese)

    January 23, 2007

  • = Man(chu) big man (from Chinese)

    January 23, 2007

  • = big (gentle)man. (from Chinese) (This is possibly cheating as it might have come via Japanese)

    January 23, 2007

  • = big wind (from Chinese)

    January 23, 2007

  • sounds good ... any ideas?

    January 23, 2007

  • Truly one of my favourite words - for the spelling/pronunciation divide as much as the meaning.

    January 23, 2007

  • are we allowed words that aren't in English? I love this one - along with boligrafo, which sounds much better than 'biro'.

    January 23, 2007

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