The Word Hoard

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.

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