Monday, April 4, 2016

thrusting & jumbled

Quotations:

Complete Works of Virginia Woolf: The Voyage Out

Vanity, irritation, and a thrusting desire to be understood, urged her to make another attempt.

She was haunted by absurd jumbled ideas - how, if one went back far enough, everything perhaps was intelligible; everything was in common; for the mammoths who pastured in the fields of Richmond High Street had turned into paving stones and boxes full of ribbon, and her aunts.

Definitions:

thrusting:
tending to pursue ambitions aggressively.

jumbled:
1. mixed together in an untidy way;
2. confused;

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