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Unformatted text preview: T F T T T F F T T T L E S S O N 15 ) words to describe feelings Human vocabulary is still not capable, and probably never will be, of knowing, recognizing, and communicating everything that can be humanly experienced and felt. JOSÉ DE SOUSA SARAMAGO (1922– PORTUGUESE NOVELIST AND NOBEL PRIZE WINNER In this lesson, you’ll learn new words to describe feelings and emotions. This will help you build a vocabulary inventory of words for these hard-to-describe experiences. PROBABLY THE MOST common word search for speakers and writers is the hunt for the perfect word to express an emotion they’re feeling. It happens to all of us at one time or another. We want to explain what or why we feel or think the way we do, but can’t seem to find the right words to express our ideas. Reread the quotation at the opening of this lesson by José Saramago. He’s known for his use of very simple words, but as a writer, he also experiences the difficulty of finding the precise word to describe a particular emoti...
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