One of the things I love about reading books is running into words I don't know or can't remember the meaning of, or even those which I just haven't heard in a long time. So I thought I'd make a post where I can post any words I run across that are unusual in a book.
Sometimes it drives me crazy in an audiobook because I have to figure out how to spell it to look it up!
So far today I have had:
cyclopean - context seemed to indicate it meant big, looked it up and it was "gigantic, vast" Kind of a fun words as I always focused on the one-eye feature of the cyclops instead of its size!
recrudescence - breaking out afresh or into renewed activity; revival or reappearance in active existence. Now this is one I hadn't heard before but I don't think I'll be working this one into conversation!
Sennit - a flat, braided cordage, formed by plaiting strands of rope yarn or other fiber, used as small stuff aboard ships.
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