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inventionhouse commented on the list transcendentalism
To me, it's impressive that Thoreau was able to use all these words so elegantly. I'm fascinated by the word virtue. I can't imagine ever using words like supernumerary or somnolence, but they are nice challenges for figuring out words based on prefix and suffix.
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January 21, 2013
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