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  • Virtuous circle is the most beautiful phrase I have heard in quite some time.

    October 17, 2007

  • arbeiration. n. the condition wherein two or more people each contribute something to the other that facilitates the other's contribution to them, particularly in an emotional sense, creating an endless upwards spiral; a virtuous circle. To arbeirate: to spiral such.

    Their arbeiration fulfilled them; when he was happy, she was happy too, and so it was for him.

    October 17, 2007