In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1inspiración feminineaflato masculine literarythe divine afflatus — la inspiración divina
- But, though less than a poet of her century, Ella was more than a mere multiplier of her kind, and latterly she had begun to feel the old afflatus once more.
- What is lacking is afflatus, the breath of life that sends a thrill down the spine and gets engraved in the memory.
- Overt displays of intelligence are considered just dandy in the art world so long as they are opaque enough to lend themselves to afflatus and jargoneering.
- His playing has the afflatus of genius and the purity of a child.
- That's an ambitious enterprise and, regrettably, the work is let down from achieving such divine afflatus by sloppy editing and far too many solecisms.
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