hibernation and hellion

Spent a good deal of time hibernating on weekends – mostly recovering from a

flurry of activities at work and outside of work. Perhaps that’s the reason for the bear subject appearing in my fanart drawings recently. Another word that popped up today, hellion. I first thought that word would aptly describe the character Jaime in A Song of Ice and Fire but the more I thought about it, how we learned more about his character thru his POV in later books, the more I changed my mind.

hi·ber·nate [hi-ber-neyt]
verb (used without object), hi·ber·nat·ed, hi·ber·nat·ing.
1. Zoology. to spend the winter in close quarters in a dormantcondition, as bears and certain other animals.
2. to withdraw or be in seclusion; retire.
3. to winter in a place with a milder climate: Each winter finds us hibernating in Florida.


hel·lion [hel-yuhn]
noun Informal.
a disorderly, troublesome, rowdy, or mischievous person.
Origin:
1835–45, Americanism; hell + -ion, as in scullion, rapscallion

Sample Sentence:

The rest of the family was still taking in this revised self, this hellion turned hausfrau.

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