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  • n. A person who is unrealistically optimistic, or a Pollyanna and who might seem to prefer to retreat from difficult situations by professing seemingly irrelevant platitudes, rather than to directly engage with the difficulty at hand in a meaningful way.
  • n. A student who may seem to be intoxicated with spiritual teachings, but is ungrounded or untrained.

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  • Nise blettirs.

    August 10, 2008

  • A person who is stoned on marijuana much of the time.

    April 3, 2008