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?