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.


I came across one word I wasn’t sure of last week (although in context it’s not too difficult to figure out) while reading The Christmas Ranch by RaeAnne Thayne:

rictus – ric·tus –  a fixed grimace or grin.

By the time Monday morning rolled around, Hope was afraid her face had permanently frozen in that rictus of a fake smile.

 the christmas ranch (Nov18)

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