Category Archives: Wondrous Words

Wondrous Words #421

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 found this word while reading a review for the book Code Name Verity by Elizabeth Wein: encomium:  “I knew … Continue reading

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Wondrous Words #420

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 found this word while reading A Man of Some Repute by Elizabeth Edmundson. insouciant:  The local bad boy went … Continue reading

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Wondrous Words #419

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 heard this word on TV while listening to an interview with Senator Adam Schiff: percipient: “It allows the opposition … Continue reading

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Wondrous Words #418

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 found this word while reading the blurb for Poppy Mayberry by Jennie K. Brown. telekinesis: “In the town of … Continue reading

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Wondrous Words #417

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. 1.  I found this word in a NY Times headline: whupping:  “Trump’s Whupping” This must be a regional word because … Continue reading

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Wondrous Words #416

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 found this word in Politico while reading about the various elections around the country. vicennial: Like in past years, … Continue reading

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Wondrous Words #415

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.  As I heard on the news: synchronic: “There are a number of news items that can only be called synchronic. … Continue reading

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Wondrous Words #414

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. Frisson: This word seemed strange to me when I saw it in a blurb for the Val McDermid version of … Continue reading

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Wondrous Words #413

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 was reading an article on Wikipedia about the author Rex Stout when I found this new-to-me word: corpus: “The … Continue reading

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