Wednesday, 30 April 2014

Wondrous Words Wednesday



Wondrous Words Wednesday is a weekly meme where you can share new words that you have encountered or spotlight words you love.  This weekly meme is hosted by BermudaOnion's Weblog.  If you would like to join then please hop over (see link above) and add your URL to the Linky.

I have some more words from To the Fair Land by Lucienne Boyce.  

embrasurenoun. 1. the levelling of a wall at the sides of a window etc.
2. an opening between the merlons of an embattled parapet.
" He stopped in an embrasure to watch the skimming boats."

commonweal - noun. 1. the common welfare; the public good
2. the body politic; a commonwealth
"Though he was too out of touch with times in his writings to contain anything of relevance or danger to the commonweal."

panegyric - noun. a laudatory discourse; a eulogy
"I have never written a panegyric in my life."

This final word is from a study resource:

inculcate - verb. to implant (a habit or idea) by persistent urging
"There was constant efforts to inculcate a vision that...".

Have you had a good week in discovering any wondrous words?

Blog Archive