Words that make me go ‘ooh and ahh’


Extrapolate (vb)

  1. To infer something not known from the known facts, using logic and reason.
  2. Maths to estimate the value of a function or measurement beyond the known values, by the extension of a curve.


“Who knows the minds of men and how they reason and what their methodology is? But I am not going to extrapolate from the General Conference backing out on my book and make it a personal issue” Walter Martin


Evanescent (adj.)

  1. Formal quickly fading away; ephemeral or transitory. Evanescence (n)


“There is … a class of fancies, of exquisite delicacy, which are not thoughts, and to which, as yet, I have found it absolutely impossible to adapt language …. Now, so entire is my faith in the power of words that at times, I have believed it possible to embody even the evanescence of fancies such as I have attempted to describe” Edgar Allan Poe


Couldn’t have said it better myself 😀


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