Mudcat Café message #3544145 The Mudcat Café TM
Thread #151691   Message #3544145
Posted By: McGrath of Harlow
31-Jul-13 - 09:39 PM
Thread Name: BS: $5 Word Contest...
Subject: RE: BS: $5 Word Contest...
The really precious ones are the ones where if they didn't exist it'd be virtually impossible to express them without a lengthy periphrasis. That's an example, but the one that best exemplifies the category perhaps is a more common one - wistful.