Wondrous Words Wednesday is a weekly meme hosted by Kathy aka Bermuda Onion where we share new (to us) words that we’ve encountered in our reading. Feel free to join in the fun.
BETSY AND TACY GO DOWNTOWN by Maud Hart Lovelace
appurtenances - They liked the dolls' appurtenances too. (p.146)
appurtenances: something subordinate to another, more important thing; adjunct; accessory.
HEAVEN TO BETSY by Maud Hart Lovelace
tony - "...They're certainly puny. They were tony too." (p. 57)
tony: high-toned; stylish
lugubriously - "Not as puny as that one, lovey," said Anna lugubriously, clearing the soup plates to make way for chocolate cake. (p. 197)
lugubriously: mournful, dismal, or gloomy, esp. in an affected, exaggerated, or unrelieved manner
Did you learn any new words this week?