Wonderful Words

Words not very often used 02:02

Blog post heading_ Words not very often used (2)

I’ve managed to get another few words together that is new (or maybe just forgotten) by me.

It’s not that easy to always add these words to my vocabulary but I find that they pop up here and there in the stories I write and tell.

Enjoy!

abodes

  • noun a place in which a person resides; residence; dwelling; habitation; home
  • noun an extended stay in a place; sojourn
ferret
  • noun a small, yellowish-white animal with a long body, bred for hunting rabbits and other small animals
  • verb to search for something by moving things around with your hands, especially in a drawer, bag or other closed space
  • verb to search for something or someone, by looking in many places or asking many questions

popis

  • Mexican slang for stuck-up or an uptight person!

scold

  • verb remonstrate with or rebuke (someone) angrily
  • noun a woman who nags or grumbles constantly

jest

  • noun a thing said or done for amusement; a joke
  • verb speak in a joking way

amiss

  • adjective not quite right; inappropriate or out of place

 

  • adverb wrongly or inappropriately

flounced

  • verb go or move in an exaggeratedly impatient or angry manner

repast

  • noun a meal

tripe

  • noun the first or second stomach of a cow or other ruminant used as food
  • informal nonsense; rubbish

And that is it on my list of weird and wonderful words.

Please share some of your unique or seldom used words with me on Twitter @ac_west_author

Until next time!

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