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Collage - col·lage - kəˈläZH/

posted Sep 17, 2017, 5:55 PM by Heidi Haney, educator   [ updated Sep 17, 2017, 5:58 PM ]

noun: collage; plural noun: collages -- a piece of art made by sticking various different materials such as photographs and pieces of paper or fabric onto a backing.  Also, the art of making collages OR a combination or collection of various things.  First used: early 20th century: from French, literally ‘gluing.’

schadenfreude \SHAH-dn-froi-duh\ (noun)

posted Oct 23, 2009, 12:21 AM by Heidi Haney, educator   [ updated Aug 28, 2017, 9:49 PM ]

schadenfreude \SHAH-dn-froi-duh\ (noun)  

1. Enjoyment obtained from the troubles of others  

Example Sentence

Despite herself, Jane felt a tingle of schadenfreude at her sister-in-law’s recounting of her latest woes.

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