Noun 1. Numismatics. The action of superimposing a new design over the original design on a coin; (also) a new design superimposed in this way. 2. The action of printing a diacritic or other modifying character over the top of another character; the action of typing two or more characters in the same space.
Shyness In a first meeting Led to many overstriking In our conversation: After you. No, you first. And again. Delicious blushing.
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adj 1 : capable of being extended or shaped by beating with a hammer or by the pressure of rollers 2 a : capable of being altered or controlled by outside forces or influences b : having a capacity for adaptive change
Caresses would make him malleable For a while Before being startled Into remembering The wild beast within By the littlest sparrow hopping by.
Looking up the archipelago of stars I wondered where my dreams might founder (And sink) As well as which creatures might inhabit those reefs In the cold twinkling night, Could I finally hear the astromaid sing?
Adj. or noun 1. Morally or socially harmful; pernicious.
2.a. Bringing or producing plague, esp. bubonic plague; injurious to health, noxious, deadly; pestilent, pestilential. 2.b. Originally: infected with a contagious disease, esp. bubonic plague. Also as noun (with the and pl. concord): such people as a class (obs.). Later: caused by or of the nature of bubonic plague. 2.c. Of an organism, esp. an insect: harmful, destructive.
3. In weakened sense: constituting a nuisance; irritating, annoying.
First a pestiferous caterpillar, The budding ballerina turned to a butterfly On her way to feast upon the stars.
transitive verb: 1. To entertain with something that delights. 2. To entertain sumptuously with fine food and drink. intransitive verb: 1. To feast. noun: 1. A sumptuous feast. 2. A choice food; a delicacy. 3. Refreshment.
You’d regale in Wrapping my heart with your love Until it couldn’t beat anymore. Just an ornate empty shell On your memory shelf.