Top Ten Tuesday: 10 Favorite Words

It’s another Top Ten Tuesday, hosted by That Artsy Reader Girl!

Today’s topic is Favorite Words. I’ve seen a few fun spins on this topic (as I am posting a day late), but I’m still sticking with a basic list today. These definitions are copied from the first one listed on dictionary.com.

10 Favorite Words

Persnickity: adverb informal. overparticular; fussy.

Mercy: noun. compassionate or kindly forbearance shown toward an offender, an enemy, or other person in one’s power; compassion, pity, or benevolence.

Tangentially: adverb. in a way that barely touches or involves someone or something.

Crescendo: noun. music. a gradual, steady increase in loudness or force.

Heirloom: noun. a family possession handed down from generation to generation.

Marvelous: adjective. superb; excellent; great.

Book: noun. a handwritten or printed work of fiction or nonfiction, usually on sheets of paper fastened or bound together within covers.

Glacial: adjective. of or relating to glaciers or ice sheets.

Cheesecake: noun. a cake having a firm custardlike texture, made with cream cheese, cottage cheese, or both, and sometimes topped with a jamlike fruit mixture.

Meander: verb, to proceed by or take a winding or indirect course.

Your turn! What are your favorite words? Do any on my list strike you?

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