Wednesday, 30 November 2016

Wordy Wednesday!


This weeks Wordy Wednesday word is;

Equipoise


- A balance of forces or interests.
- Even distribution of weight.
- Balance, Equilibrium.
- Counterbalance.

Equipoise originally comes from the Latin verb pendere which means 'to weigh'. It entered English sometime in the 1600's.

'The three houses had been at odds for years, and many battles had been fought between them, now however they hung in an unexpected equipoise, suffering an unwanted truce, for the time being.'


Can you use this word in a short piece of prose, flash fiction or poetry?
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