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October 6th, 2019

Word of the Day 10/06/19 Simper

Simper (verb, noun)
simper [ sim-per ]


verb (used without object)
1. to smile in a silly, self-conscious way.

verb (used with object)
2. to say with a simper.

noun
3. a silly, self-conscious smile.

RELATED FORMS
sim·per·er, noun
sim·per·ing·ly, adverb
un·sim·per·ing, adjective

RELATED WORDS
sneer, smirk, leer, grin, beam

SYNONYMS
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1 & 3. smirk, snigger, snicker.

Origin: 1555–65; akin to Middle Dutch zimperlijc, dialectal Danish simper affected, Danish sippe affected woman, orig. one who sips (see sip), a way of drinking thought to be affected

Now YOU come up with a sentence (or fic? or graphic?) that best illustrates the word.

Numbers Challenge

The rules are:


1. Each post is either a hundred words or more/ or you can make a graphic/art

2. However the number influences you, go with the flow! I don’t care how you use or abuse the number! (I’ll give some suggestions/ideas/other languages to help you along if you get stuck!)

3. Post anywhere – tumblr, amazon.com, your journal, AO3, the dreaded ff.net, your bedroom wall, etc.

4. There is NO time limit.





And the number shall be ...312!

Go forth and create!

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