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.
NEXT by James Hynes
micturates - In a men's room halfway down the concourse Kevin micturates, his nerves thrumming like wires. (p. 16)
micturates: to pass urine; urinate.
crepuscular - Seven months ago, in the crepuscular gloom of a Michigan November, leaving Ann Arbor had seemed like a pretty good idea. (p.33)
crepuscular: of, pertaining to, or resembling twilight; dim; indistinct.
ecdysiast - He has no idea where he's going -- his interview isn't until two -- but he can't resist following the lubricious vaudeville bump-bumpa-bump-bumpa-bump of Ms. Silk Suit's old-time ecdysiast strut, and when she stops short and laughts out loud, he nearly blunders into her from behind. (p.48)
What new words did you discover this week?