Wondrous Words Wednesday is a weekly meme hosted by Kathy at bermudaonion where we share new (to us) words that we’ve encountered in our reading. Feel free to join in the fun!
Today's words all come from Life Sentences by Laura Lippman
” And they were very solitary enterprises. Solipsistic, even."
Solipsistic --The theory that the self is the only thing that can be known and verified
"She took the bypass by mistake and had to backtrack, finding herself in the heart of one of those small towns that declared, “If you lived here, you would be home by now.” Was that a tautology?"
Tautology-- Needless repetition of the same sense in different words; redundancy
I liked these words, not necessarily new to me, but words that I’ve always had an idea about what they meant, but never really bothered to look up. I enjoy finding out my idea of their definition is close!
What new words have you discovered lately?
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