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Prompt for the Week

If I could be close to you again I would...

Word for the Week

Propinquity: closeness in time or place. Kinship. Near.

From the Middle English propinquite, from Latin propinquitat- kinship and proximity.

In use since the 14th Century

The propinquity of the ocean allowed for the sound of the waves to be heard in the dining room.

Prompt for the Week

If I have one regret in life it is...

Word for the Week

Calumny: The act of uttering a falsehood designed for malicious intent. A lie to hurt another persons reputation.

She was the target of calumny....

Prompt for the Week

The music I hear when my mind wanders is...

Word for the Week

Canzona (or Canzone): Originally used in poetry to denote a specific style, it later became a musical form in 16th century Italy. The Canzona used multiple instruments, which mimicked each other. A direct ancestor to the fugue and sonata.