This is a list of interesting and colorful words or phrases in which I have come across in my reading or listening. (This started out as another class exercise but have decided to bring it to my blog)
- Agita: Anxiety, agitation.
- Anathema – Something or someone that one vehemently dislikes.
- Demesne: Land attached to a manor and retained for the owner’s own use.
- Diffident – Modest or shy because of a lack of self-confidence.
- Serein: The rain falling after sunset in which no clouds are visible.
- Utile: Useful
- Wont – In the habit of doing something; accustomed.