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- long-suffering Definition: (adjective) Patiently bearing continual wrongs or trouble. Synonyms: enduring. Usage: It called to him across that leagues-wide savannah, and was like a benediction to his long-suffering, pain racked spirit. Discuss
- ribbing Definition: (noun) The act of harassing someone playfully or maliciously (especially by ridicule); provoking someone with persistent annoyances. Synonyms: tantalization, teasing. Usage: After falling from his chair in front of the entire senior management team, Harold spent the rest of the week suffering his coworkers' ribbing. Discuss
- César Gaviria – Beautiful land "Columbians say, God made our land so beautiful it was unfair to the rest of the world. So to even the score, God populated the land with a race of evil men." ~César Gaviria, script from Narcos, Biography, Crime, Drama (The script might as well be referring to the Philippines.)
- John A. Wheeler "If you haven't found something strange during the day, it hasn't been much of a day."