noun: The blurred effect in a photograph, typically as a soft out-of-focus background, that results in a pleasing effect and helps to draw attention to the subject of the photograph.
Definition: (noun) The faculty that enables us to distinguish scents. Synonyms: smell. Usage: My stuffed nose not only impeded my olfaction, it also dulled my sense of taste. Discuss
« My one aim was to do a thing well and to excel if possible. »
Definition: (noun) Educated people considered as a group; the literati. Synonyms: intelligentsia. Usage: I have heard it said that intellectual curiosity is the mark of a member of the clerisy. Discuss
««Io di te vorrei la parte che non mostri a nessuno, quella che tieni solo per te. Troppo facile fermarsi al primo strato e prendere solo ciò che ci fa comodo. Un po’ come chiedere « Come stai » e poi fregarsene della risposta. Io voglio sapere come stai, come stai davvero. Non mi bastano quattro parole … Lire la suite
« The universe is a big place, perhaps the biggest. »
Definition: (noun) The act of gripping something firmly with the hands (or the tentacles). Synonyms: taking hold, grasping, seizing. Usage: A well-developed tail … might subsequently come to be worked in for all sorts of purposes, as a fly-flapper, an organ of prehension, or as an aid in turning. Discuss