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Friday, August 31, 2007

Romance Writer's Word of the Day 8/31/07

Today's Romance Writer's Word of the Day is:

sybarite.

Sybarite [SIB-uh-rite] is a noun meaning "a person devoted to pleasure and luxury."

Here's a sentence:
She sighed, just looking at the extravagantly decorated silver tray stacked high with delicate pastries. Surely her unnamed sponsor was quite the sybarite.

Have a great weekend!
~Saoirse

2 comments:

RomanceWriter said...

Hey,

Stopping in to say hi. Hope all is great with your writing.

Sara

Saoirse Redgrave said...

All's well...I'm doing the Sunday Scribblings' stuff to keep me working (and re-envisioning ;-). Posting my "Words" and occasional "Thoughts" help keep me more or less on track, too.

Hope you're well--thought about you when the storms hit the Chicago area... Hope you weren't affected!

Take care, Sara!
~Saoirse

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