Wednesday, June 13, 2012

Wondrous Words Wednesday

Wondrous Words Wednesday

My words are taken from The Hunger Games.

1. tesserae- a token worth one year's supply of grain for one person.

2. dystopia- an imaginary place where people lead dehumanized and often fearful lives.

3. reaping- cut or gather; to obtain, win.

4 comments:

  1. Tesserae is new to me - I don't remember it from the book. I wonder if it's a real word?

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  2. I knew them except tesserae too! :) Did she make it up for the book, or did it already exist?

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  3. Bermudaonion Libby- yes, it seems to be a real word.

    Tesserae-(definition by the Free Online Dictionary)

    One of the small squares of stone or glass in making mosaic patterns.

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  4. I've read THe Hunger Games, so had come across these words.

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