THE INVISIBLE BRIDGE by Julie Orringer
cornichons - Afterward they drank a bottle of champagne in the sitting room and ate a feeast of cold pate and bread and cheese and cornichons. (p. 117)
cornichons: a cucumber pickle; gherkin.
charrette - Classes began the first Monday of January with a two-day charrette. (p. 123)
charrette: a final, intensive effort to finish a project, esp. an architectural design project, before a deadline.
sybarite - "He's a sybarite and a fond old fool." (p. 438)
sybarite: a person devoted to luxury and pleasure.
What new words did you discover this week?