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Mystique

Postby Audiendus » Sun Oct 10, 2010 7:41 pm

Mystique (noun)

Pronunciation: mis-teek

Meaning: An air of mystery, magic, exoticism, charisma, fascination or special power surrounding a person, place, object or activity.

Examples:
Gandhi cultivated a mystique which proved very effective in drawing people to him.
The old city of Timbuktu had a mystique which is now sadly diminished.
The mystique of quantum physics helps to sell many popular science books.

(From French mystique, from Latin mysticus.)
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Postby Slava » Mon Nov 15, 2010 4:40 pm

Perhaps also a good name for the Dr.'s collection: Miss Teek - the local lady of mystery.
Life is like playing chess with chessmen who each have thoughts and feelings and motives of their own.
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Postby Perry » Mon Nov 15, 2010 7:44 pm

And here she is:
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Postby Slava » Mon Nov 15, 2010 8:14 pm

She's a mite creepy for my tastes. How's about this one?

Image An odd illustration to a sci-fantasy story my brother wrote. You can read it here, should you be so inclined.

If anyone does read it, and should care to, please drop me a PM and let me know what you thought of it. Though I know he's a good writer, I'm obviously a bit biased.
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Postby Perry » Tue Nov 16, 2010 9:02 pm

Yes, she was a bit creepy. But the special effects of her transformations were amazing!
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