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Words I Love, in English

Words I Love, in English (written three times and used in a sentence)

frisky frisky frisky Snowball is frisky after a bath and hops around the deck like a kangaroo. tickled tickled tickled I was tickled by the boy saying, “When I have a basketball in my hand, I feel joy.” He doesn’t remember saying it, but I was paying attention. basal ganglia basal ganglia basal ganglia The basal ganglia is the part of the brain that controls routine and habitual behavior and thought processes; it’s like autopilot; in my imagination, it’s purple and has tentacles. linger linger linger I tend to linger until the last person goes, unless I leave early. boisterous boisterous boisterous I learned how to be boisterous from my sister, who is the funniest person I know; also from doing theater; it’s not encoded in my basal ganglia; it requires focused attention, which involves a different part of my brain. delightful delightful delightful Most of my best friends have told me that when they first met me, they thought I was a bitch; but once they got to know me, they realized I’m delightful. actually actually actually Actually, I’m naturally reserved in new situations. This can come across as aloofness; and sometimes I just don’t have anything to say, so I listen; and sometimes I’m overwhelmed or sad, or tired from being boisterous or just living; and sometimes I really want to go home and soak in a bath, which leaves me feeling tranquil and not frisky. tranquil tranquil tranquil The river appears tranquil on the surface, but deep down the current is raging.

Wishing you a delightful harmony of tranquility and friskiness.

With love,


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