Friday, April 1, 2016

fad & drawback

Quotations:

Complete Works of Virginia Woolf: The Voyage Out

It was a fad of my father's.

But, good Lord, don't run away with the idea that I don't see the drawbacks - horrors - unmentionable things done in our very midst! I'm under no illusions.

Definitions:

fad:
something that people are interested in for only a short period of time;

drawback:
1. a disadvantage or problem that makes sth a less attractive idea;
2. to move away from someone;
3. to pull something such as a curtain into an open position;

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