Every week word-lovers post new words they’ve discovered while reading. It’s called Wondrous Words Wednesday and was created by Kathy at Bermuda Onion’s Weblog.
I really like to read the online “newspaper” Politico. I often find new words there. Here are two:
1. dissembling: Dietl’s recent admission to the Journal also opens him up to charges of dissembling.
Dissemble is a verb meaning to conceal one’s true motives, feelings, or beliefs.
When I saw this word it didn’t seem to fit in the sentence:
evinced: “He has slagged off NATO, evinced skepticism about the European Union . . . “
Evince is a verb meaning to reveal the presence of.
That’s all for me this week. Don’t forget to visit Kathy for more Wondrous Words Wednesday.