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    corpus

    a collection of writing, for example all the writings of one person

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    soprano

    a girl, woman, or boy with the highest type of voice for singing

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    penitent

    someone who is sorry for something bad that they have done and who wants to change their...

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    backgammon

    a game for two people played on a board using two dice and counters in two different colours

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    hovercraft

    a vehicle that can move over both land and water, raising itself above the surface by blowing air...

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    elegy

    a poem or other piece of writing expressing sadness, usually about someone?s death

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    blini

    a Russian food that is like a thin flat bread made from buckwheat and is often eaten with caviar...

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    chancel

    the part of a church where the priests and choir sit during a religious ceremony

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    cellulite

    small lumps of fat just below the skin, especially on the upper legs

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"The great thing about human language is that it prevents us from sticking to the matter at hand." - Lewis Thomas