metanoia

Favorite Words

~~A list of words, that I am forever adding onto, that I have dubbed my favorites. Most unknown to many.

wonderwall

(n.) someone who you find yourself thinking about all the time. The person who you are completely infatuated with.

metanoia

(n.) a fundamental change of thinking; a transformative change of heart

petrichor

(n.) the scent of rain on dry earth

eunoia

(n.) beautiful thinking; a well mind

nefelibata

(n.) lit. “cloud -walker” ; one who lives in the clouds of their own imagination or dreams, or one who does not obey the conventions of society, literature, or art.

querencia

(n.) a place from which one’s strength is drawn, where one feels at home; the place where you are your most authentic self

redamancy

(n.) the act of loving the one who loves you; a love returned in full

bibliophile

(n.) a lover of books; one who loves to read, admire and collect books

antephialtic

(n.) something that protects against nightmares

paracosm

(n.) a detailed, prolonged imaginary world created by a child that includes human, animal, or alien creations.

accismus

(n.) the act of feigning disinterest in someone or something while actually desiring it

noceur

(n.) one who sleeps late or not at all; or, one who stays out late to revel or party

aeipathy

(n.) an enduring and consuming passion

induratize

(v.) to make one’s own heart hardened or resistant to someone’s pleas or advances, or to the idea of love

anacampserote

(n.) something that can bring back a lost love

cosmogyral

(adj.) whirling around the universe

desenrascanço

(n.) the improvisation of haphazard but completely sound solutions or plans at the last minute

oprphic

(adj.) mysterious and entrancing; beyond ordinary understanding

dépaysement

(n.) when someone is taken out of their own familiar world into a new one

elucidate

(v.) make [something] clear; explain.

perturbation

(n.) anxiety; mental uneasiness.

stipulate

(v.) demand or specify [a requirement], typically as part of a bargain or agreement.

despondency

(n.) a state of low spirits caused by loss of hope or courage.

ataraxia

(n.) a state of freedom from emotional disturbance and anxiety; tranquillity.

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Metanoia - dnitegirl - Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them (Movies) [Archive of Our Own]
An Archive of Our Own, a project of the Organization for Transformative Works
By Organization for Transformative Works

Chapters: 7/?
Fandom: Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them (Movies)
Rating: Mature
Warnings: No Archive Warnings Apply
Relationships: Credence Barebone/Original Percival Graves, Credence Barebone/Percival Graves | Gellert Grindelwald, Original Percival Graves/Gellert Grindelwald, Original Percival Graves/Original Male Character(s)
Characters: Original Percival Graves, Gellert Grindelwald, Seraphina Picquery, Credence Barebone, Tina Goldstein, Original Characters
Additional Tags: Wizard Politics, Slow Burn, like really slow burn, Unrequited Love, Manipulation, Worldbuilding, Unhealthy Relationships, Canon Compliant, Character Study, Period-Typical Homophobia, Ilvermorny
Summary:

Percival had done everything for the sake of the greater good. It’s a shame the world was more complicated than that.

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A memoir of the life of Percival Graves
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-End of Part One-

Percival’s years at Ilvermorny finally come to a close, and of course even his last few years can’t be simple. That’s what he gets for listening to Gellert Grindelwald.