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sang

| blood (masculine noun) | /sæŋ/ While I was in Prague, I visited the Kafka Museum and marveled at a 100-page letter Kafka had written–but never sent–to his father, someone who remained an oppressive figure throughout Kafka’s life and work. … Continue reading

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vivante

| alive (feminine adjective) | /vivɑ̃t/ Being alone defies social norms. From a young age, there is instilled in us a certain fear of solitude, because it is the terrible breeder of loneliness. That fear crystallizes within us until we … Continue reading

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mur

| wall (masculine noun) | /myr/ I had a revelation. After years of broken hearts and savage loneliness, I had resigned myself to living less precariously. I was angry and tired of surrendering myself to people who were as reckless … Continue reading

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force

| strength (feminine noun) | /fɔʀs/ Heartache exists in a vacuum. In times of pain, I cannot be consoled with memories of heartaches past. You’ve seen it all before. Isn’t it funny how that works? After all, why do painful … Continue reading

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