Distant Thunder

victoriousvocabulary:

INSUSURRATION
[noun]
1. the act of whispering into something.
2. speaking in a whisper about someone.
Etymology: from Latin insusurratio, from insusurrare, “to whisper into”.
[Tomasz Alen Kopera]
Oct 21

victoriousvocabulary:

INSUSURRATION

[noun]

1. the act of whispering into something.

2. speaking in a whisper about someone.

Etymology: from Latin insusurratio, from insusurrare, “to whisper into”.

[Tomasz Alen Kopera]

thefinnishgypsy:

supalove:

thinksquad:

This girl was crying and begging the policeman not to hit her or any of her friends. Then the policeman started crying as well and he said to her: “You just hold on girl.”
The photo comes from protests happening in Bulgaria right now. Students are protesting poverty and corruption in Bulgaria’s Socialist-backed government, chaining themselves to the doors of Sofia University and clashing with police outside of parliament.
After the photo was taken it quickly went viral

this picture is so powerful


wow
Oct 19

thefinnishgypsy:

supalove:

thinksquad:

This girl was crying and begging the policeman not to hit her or any of her friends. Then the policeman started crying as well and he said to her: “You just hold on girl.”

The photo comes from protests happening in Bulgaria right now. Students are protesting poverty and corruption in Bulgaria’s Socialist-backed government, chaining themselves to the doors of Sofia University and clashing with police outside of parliament.

After the photo was taken it quickly went viral

this picture is so powerful

wow

(Source: thinksquad, via gingerthon)

Oct 18

(Source: sylviagetyourheadouttheoven, via regulusblacking)

victoriousvocabulary:

EPITHYMY
[noun]
desire; lust; vigorously passionate.
Etymology: thought to be a derivation of the Greek Epithymetikon.
[William-Adolphe Bouguereau - Nymphs & Satyr]
Oct 18

victoriousvocabulary:

EPITHYMY

[noun]

desire; lust; vigorously passionate.

Etymology: thought to be a derivation of the Greek Epithymetikon.

[William-Adolphe Bouguereau - Nymphs & Satyr]

victoriousvocabulary:

MANSUETUDE
[noun]
sweetness of temper; meekness; tameness; gentleness of manner.
Etymology: from Latin mansuētūdō, from mansuētus, past participle of mansuēscere, “to make tame by handling”, from manus, “hand” +suescēre, ”to train”.
[Abigail Larson - Orrick]
Oct 15

victoriousvocabulary:

MANSUETUDE

[noun]

sweetness of temper; meekness; tameness; gentleness of manner.

Etymology: from Latin mansuētūdō, from mansuētus, past participle of mansuēscere, “to make tame by handling”, from manus, “hand” +suescēre, ”to train”.

[Abigail Larson - Orrick]

victoriousvocabulary:

RUSALKA
[noun]
Slavic mythology: (plural: rusalki or rusalky) a female ghost, water nymph, succubus, or mermaid-like demon that dwelt in a waterway. According to most traditions, the rusalki were fish-women, who lived at the bottom of rivers. In the middle of the night, they would walk out to the bank and dance in meadows. If they saw handsome men, they would fascinate them with songs and dancing, mesmerise them, then lead them away to the river floor to their death.
[Tobias Kwan]
Oct 14

victoriousvocabulary:

RUSALKA

[noun]

Slavic mythology: (plural: rusalki or rusalky) a female ghost, water nymph, succubus, or mermaid-like demon that dwelt in a waterway. According to most traditions, the rusalki were fish-women, who lived at the bottom of rivers. In the middle of the night, they would walk out to the bank and dance in meadows. If they saw handsome men, they would fascinate them with songs and dancing, mesmerise them, then lead them away to the river floor to their death.

[Tobias Kwan]

Oct 11

(Source: metrodorus, via sabotensan)

victoriousvocabulary:

ATARAXIA
[noun]
a Greek term used by Pyrrho and Epicurus for a lucid state, characterised by freedom from worry or any other preoccupation; a state of freedom from emotional disturbance and anxiety; tranquillity; serenity.
Etymology: from Ancient Greek ἀταραξία (ataraksía), ἀ- (a-), “negative prefix” + ταράσσω (tarássō), “trouble, disturb”.
[Chalermchai Kositpipat]
Oct 9

victoriousvocabulary:

ATARAXIA

[noun]

a Greek term used by Pyrrho and Epicurus for a lucid state, characterised by freedom from worry or any other preoccupation; a state of freedom from emotional disturbance and anxiety; tranquillity; serenity.

Etymology: from Ancient Greek ἀταραξία (ataraksía), - (a-), “negative prefix” + ταράσσω (tarássō), “trouble, disturb”.

[Chalermchai Kositpipat]

victoriousvocabulary:

ORAGIOUS
[adjective]
stormy; tempestuous.
Etymology: from French orageux.
[Evelyn De Morgan - The Storm Spirits]
Oct 9

victoriousvocabulary:

ORAGIOUS

[adjective]

stormy; tempestuous.

Etymology: from French orageux.

[Evelyn De Morgan - The Storm Spirits]

victoriousvocabulary:

PERICLITATE
[verb]
to endanger; to jeopardise. 
Etymology: from the past participle stem of Latin periclitari, from periculum, “experiment, risk”. 
[Alexandre Cabanel - Pandora]
Oct 8

victoriousvocabulary:

PERICLITATE

[verb]

to endanger; to jeopardise. 

Etymologyfrom the past participle stem of Latin periclitari, from periculum, “experiment, risk”. 

[Alexandre Cabanel - Pandora]