Wednesday Words – Week 10

For this week’s Wednesday Words, we won’t be very fancy but we will have some exciting words….and we are stepping right into it.

CONCUPISCIBLE (adj. ) 

[kon-kyoo-pi-suh-buh I]

  • Worthy of being desired

Origin: 1490 – 1500; Middle French

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FRABJOUS (adj.) 

[/ˈfrabdʒəs/] [frab-juh s]

  • wonderful, elegant, superb or delicious

Origin: 1872; coined by Lewis Carroll in Through the Looking-Glass. 

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TRISKAIDEKAPHOBIA (adj.)  

[tris-kahy-dek-uh-foh-bee-uh]

  • Extreme superstition about the number thirteen

Origin: 1910 – 15; Greek

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GORGONIZE (v.) 

[gawr-guh-nahyz]

  • To have a paralyzing or mesmerizing effect on someone.

Origin: 1600 – 1610

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POCRESCOPHOBIA (n.)  

[]

  • Fear of gaining weight

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APODYOPSIS (n.)  

[]

  • The act of mentally undressing someone

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ACCISMUS (n.) 

[]

  • Feigning disinterest in something while actually desiring it.

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RASASVADA (n. )  

[]

  • The taste of bliss in the absence of all thoughts.

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BAKKUSHAN (n.) 

[]

  • A woman who appears to be attractive only when being viewed from behind.

 

…and guess what?  You got extra!!!!

I’m sure some of these words encouraged you to create a sentence or two…

 

as always, Happy Reading

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