Wondrous Words Wednesday is hosted by BermudaOnion each week. It's an opportunity to share new words you've encountered in your reading, or highlight words that you particularly enjoy.
Here are a few that I found in one of my current read. This book is filled with new and interesting words.
There were no real journalists, either, just scribbling sycophants.
page 487 Winter of the World.
from American Heritage Dictionary.
This word was new to me. I wonder if I could find a place to use it my every day speech?
His supercilious air had gone. It was a remarkable transformation.
page 490 Winter of the World
The definition of supercilious is someone who feels or acts like they are better than everyone else.
from Your Dictionary ( online)
I had seen supercilious, but I like the sound of this word, so wanted to share it.
There was no mistaking those high cheekbones, that scimitar nose, the luxuriant dark hair, the skin the color and smoothness of cafe au lait.
page 507 Winter of the World.