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effulgent_eyes commented on the word buruburu
"According to Bobby Singer, the Buruburu are ghosts born of a person's fear after dying in a terrifying manner. They can then infect others with their fear, and this infection is known as the Ghost Sickness. The people they infect are usually people who have made a habit of terrorizing others. Because it is a type of Ghost, it has all the same abilities and weaknesses as a ghost, but it differs in one notable way: it can be "scared to rest." It is a spirit form first categorized and documented by the Japanese in the Edo period."
March 1, 2016
effulgent_eyes commented on the list the-history-of-cool
stop trying to make fetch happen!
January 28, 2016
effulgent_eyes commented on the word doppelgänger
2. alter ego
Part of Speech: noun
Definition: other side to personality
Synonyms: doppelganger, evil twin, second self
3. alter ego
Synonyms: buddy, chum, confidante, counterpart, doppelganger*, pal, soul mate
* = informal/non-formal usage
Definition: match; identical part or thing
Synonyms: analogue, carbon copy, complement, copy, correlate, correlative, correspondent, dead ringer, ditto*, doppelganger , duplicate, equal, equivalent, fellow, like, look alike, mate, obverse, opposite, opposite number, peas in a pod, pendant, ringer, spit and image, spitting image, supplement, tally, twin, two of a kind
Synonyms: apparition, appearance, banshee, demon, doppelganger , haunter, kelpie, phantasm, phantom, revenant, specter, spirit, spook, vision, visitor
Synonyms: apparition, appearance, demon, doppelganger , phantasm, phantom, poltergeist, presence, shadow, spirit, spook, vision
7. spitting image
Definition: exact likeness
Synonyms: Doppelganger , carbon copy, clone, copy, dead ringer, double, duplicate, eidetic image, exact counterpart, exact duplicate, exact likeness, facsimile, image of, likeness, living image, living picture, look-alike, lookalike, match, mirror image, picture of, replica, ringer, spit and image, twin, very image
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition
Copyright © 2010 by the Philip Lief Group.
June 13, 2010
effulgent_eyes commented on the word betty
some fake drugs; a bad drug buy. : John's supplier slipped him some betty.
a good-looking girl or woman. (Usually Betty.) : Who's your new Betty, Bob?
Dictionary of American Slang and Colloquial Expressions by Richard A. Spears.Fourth Edition.
Copyright 2007. Published by McGraw Hill.
April 29, 2010
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