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Sobremesa

Sobremesa (Spanish, n.) /sobriˈmeza/ Communing around the table, talking around the table after eating. Sobremesa describes the “culturally vital tradition” of meals with family and friends. lit. over/on/above table ❝ Sobremesa is the Spanish tradition of relaxing at the table … Continue reading

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Desenrascanço

Desenrascanço (Portuguese) /de‧sen‧ras‧can‧ço/ to artfully disentangle oneself from a troublesome situation “To pull a MacGyver.” ❝ Desenrascanço (loosely translatable as “disentanglement”) is a Portuguese word used, in common language, to express an ability to solve a problem without having the … Continue reading

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Tarab

Tarab (طَرَب) (Arabic, n.) /aṭrāb/ a musically induced state of ecstasy or enchantment. ❝ Tarab is a concept of enchantment,It’s usually associated with vocal music, although instrumental music can produce the same effect, in which the listener is completely enveloped … Continue reading

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Desbundar

Desbundar (Portuguese, v.) /dʒizbũˈdar/ to shed one’s inhibitions in having fun 📷 Fairhaven, Victoria, Australia #PositiveLexicography

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Voorpret

Voorpret (Dutch, n.) /ˈvoːr.prɛt/ ‘lit. ‘pre-fun’; the sense of pleasurable anticipation before a looked-forward-to event. #PositiveLexicography

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Sukha

Sukha (सुख) (Sanskrit, n.) /s̪u.kʰɐ́/ Genuine lasting happiness independent of circumstances. 📷 Parachilna Sunset #PositiveLexicography

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Otium

Otium (Latin, n.) /ˈəʊtɪəm/ Otium, a Latin abstract term, has a variety of meanings, including leisure time in which a person can enjoy eating, playing, resting, contemplation and academic endeavors. Otium can be a temporary time of leisure, that is … Continue reading

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