Wednesday, February 20, 2013

Wondrous Words Wednesday

Wondrous Words Wednesday

My words today are taken from the book:  Seduction  by M.J. Rose

1.gibbous- more than half but less than fully illuminated. Used of a moon or a planet.

2. esoteric- intended for or understood by only a particular group, cult.

3. civet-a small, lithe-bodied, mostly nocturnal mammal.

4. ambergris- is a solid waxy substance of a dull grey or blackish color.


4 comments:

  1. Ah, esoteric. I often felt you had to be in a club to understand the word. I was right! Sort of. I know gibbous now thanks to my kids' science classes!

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  2. I've seen gibbous before but couldn't remember the definition. I need to use it so it will stick with me.

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  3. Ambergris? How do you say that am-ber-grease? I'm off to look it up. I think that's right.

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  4. Julia- Glad they were familiar.

    Bermudaonion- I know they are words you don't use everyday.

    Deb- I think so to.

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