L'appel du vide


L'appel du vide (la-PEL-doo-veed-h) Noun: -The instinctive urge to jump from high places. French - translates as "the call of the void”. Used in a sentence: “Clarence was rather keen to try out the new fad he’d heard about, called base jumping. Finally, his relentless sense of l'appel du vide would be satiated! If only he’d known to don the requisite habiliments!”

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