Wednesday Words – Week 3

I hope you have been using your words,or at least finding instances where they may be relevant.  I have smiley-face !!

This weeks new words are:

BONHOMIE (n.)

[bon-uhmee]

  • frank and simple good-heartedness; a good-natured manner;friendliness; geniality.

Origin: 1795 – 1805;  French

separater

COCKAIGNE (n.)

[ko-keyn]

  • a fabled land of luxury and idleness.

Origin: 1250-1300; Middle English,  Middle French, Middle Low German 

separater

VIRAGO (n.)

[vi-rah-goh]

  • a loud-voiced, ill-tempered, scolding woman; shrew.
  • Archaic. a woman of strength or spirit.

Origin: before 1000;  Middle English, Old English

separater

COXCOMB (n.)

[koks-kohm]

  • a conceited, foolish dandy; pretentious fop

Origins: 1565-75;  spelling variant of cockscomb

separater

IBRAT (n.)

[]

  • an incident that teaches us a lesson

Origin: Urdu

separater

LIBEROSIS (n.)

[]

  •  the desire to care less about things

separater

Some of those I am positive are familiar and you may have used them before.

Stay tuned for more next week!!

As always,

Happy Reading,

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