Wondrous Words Wednesday

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Wondrous Words Wednesday is a weekly meme hosted by Kathy at Bermudaonion where you can share new words that you’ve encountered or spotlight words you love. Join in by writing a post and then add your link to Mr. Linky at Bermudaonion.


Final WWW post using words from THE FORTUNE HUNTER by Daisy Goodwin.  Information from the Oxford Dictionaries (Online)

Punctilious:  punc·til·i·ous –  Showing great attention to detail or correct behavior.

‘Oh yes, Augusta was punctilious in letting me know about that,’ Charlotte replied.

Trenchant:  trench·ant – Vigorous or incisive in expression or style.

Augusta, realizing that her mother was going to support Middleton so long as there was a chance of being introduced to the Empress, took up her place at the piano and gave her own trenchant version of a Chopin nocturne.

Kedgeree:  ked·ger·ee  (kejəˌrē) –   A European dish consisting chiefly of fish, rice, and hard-boiled eggs.

Charlotte went into the breakfast room, where the footmen were setting out chafing dishes of eggs and bacon, deviled kidneys, and kedgeree.
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13 thoughts on “Wondrous Words Wednesday

  1. I’ve shared punctilious for WWW and was happy for the review! I think I could often use trenchant to describe my strong willed daughter’s behavior. Thanks for a great new word!

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