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Saturday, January 03, 2009

Five definitions: diaphanous, hermetic, liminal, sardonic, fabulist

diaphanous: Of such fine texture as to be transparent or translucent: diaphanous tulle.

hermetic: Completely sealed, especially against the escape or entry of air.

sardonic: Scornfully or cynically mocking.

liminal: The threshold of a physiological or psychological response.

fabulist: A composer of fables.

(from The American Heritage Dictionary)


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