11 mars 2006

Word of the day

vis-à-vis, n., prep., and adv.

1. A light carriage for two persons sitting face-to-face. Obs. exc. Hist.

2. a. One or other of two persons or things facing, or situated opposite to, each other.

B. 1. prep. Over against, in comparison with, in relation to; also lit., facing, face to face with.

2. a. adv. Opposite, so as to face (another or each other).

vis-à-vis nothing
my own existential quest
is somewhere, with You