35 words of lent

silence /ˈsaɪləns/ 1. she escaped to the wilderness for silence: stillness, tranquility, noiselessness, peace 2. but there the gods kept silence: secretiveness, reticence, taciturnity, uncommunicativeness. 3. she was reduced to silence: speechlessness, wordlessness, dumbness, muteness.


so there are different kind of silences: there’s companionable silence, when you know someone so well you don’t need to speak there’s awkward silence, gaps begging to be filled there’s reflective silence, meditative silence there’s relaxed silence, taking a breath there’s apathetic silence. whatever. there’s uncomprehending silence, bewildered into voicelessness. and then there’s the silence…