Wordy Wednesday: Advent Edition

Hope
(verb)
– to want something to happen or be true and think that it could happen or be true

Peace
(noun)
– a state of tranquillity or quiet
– a state in which there is no war or fighting
– freedom from disquieting or oppressive thoughts or emotions
– harmony in personal relations
– used interjectionally to ask for silence or calm or as a greeting or farewell

Love
(verb)
– a feeling of strong or constant affection for a person
– attraction that includes sexual desire : the strong affection felt by people who have a romantic relationship
– a person you love in a romantic way

Joy
(noun)
– a feeling of great happiness
– a source or cause of great happiness : something or someone that gives joy to someone
– success in doing, finding, or getting something

Mercy
(noun)
– kind or forgiving treatment of someone who could be treated harshly
– kindness or help given to people who are in a very bad or desperate situation
– a good or lucky fact or situation

Patient
(adjective)
– able to remain calm and not become annoyed when waiting for a long time or when dealing with problems or difficult people
– done in a careful way over a long period of time without hurrying

Penance
(noun)
– something that you do or are given to do in order to show that you are sad or sorry about doing something wrong

All definitions we found at http://www.merriam-webster.com/.

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