Bermuda Onion's Weblog, I am sharing words found while reading Animal Dreams. Some of these words were easy to discern because of how they were used in the sentence. Others are words that I see used a lot in other works and I needed to feature them again. What Wondrous Words did you discover recently? Visit Kathy's blog and link up to share your new to you or interesting words.
Harper Collins 1990
These first 2 definitions are from www.yourdictionary.
The definition of a stratum means a layer or a section, or a division of the atmosphere or ocean, or a section of society.
" In high school, Hallie and I were beneath Trish's stratum of normal conversation."
prescience: noun Prescience is defined as the power to know something before it happens or to the ability to tell the future.
"It has so much living weight to it, such prescience, it felt like something that was someday bound to happen."
The following definitions were found at Miriam Webster online dictionary.
water-miscible adjective capable of being mixed; specifically ; capable of mixing in any ratio without separation of two phases
" Black Mountain Mining has been running sulfuric acid, which is a clear, corrosive, water-miscible acid, through their tailing piles to recover extra copper."
effete adjective : lacking strength, courage or spirit
: resembling a woman