are you wondering what book it is yet?

1 Dec
1. cistern: noun 
1.
a reservoir, tank, or container for storing or holding water or other liquid.

cistern1

2. coronet: noun 
1.
a small crown

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3. venality: noun 
the condition or quality of being venal; openness to bribery or corruption.
4. desultory: adjective 
1.
lacking in consistency, constancy, or visible order, disconnected; fitful. 
5. mescal noun 
 
an intoxicating beverage distilled from the fermented juice of certain species of cactus.
6. ersatz noun 
 
an artificial substance or article used to replace something natural or genuine; a substitute.
7. bourgeois –noun 
1.
a member of the middle class.
2.
a person whose political, economic, and social opinions are believed to be determined mainly by concern for property values and conventional respectability.
3.
a shopkeeper or merchant.

- adjective

4.
belonging to, characteristic of, or consisting of the middle class.
5.
conventional; middle-class.
6.
dominated or characterized by materialistic pursuits or concerns.

8. fervent adjective

1.
having or showing great warmth or intensity of spirit, feeling, enthusiasm, etc.; ardent: a fervent admirer; a fervent plea. 
2.
hot; burning; glowing
9. pallor noun
unusual or extreme paleness, as from fear, ill health, or death; wanness.
10. immutable - adjective
 
not subject or susceptible to change or variation in form or quality or nature; "the view of that time was that all species were immutable, created by God"
11. lackeys - noun
1.  a male servant (especially a footman) 
2.  a person who tries to please someone in order to gain a personal advantage 
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2 Responses to “are you wondering what book it is yet?”

  1. Grammy December 2, 2008 at 12:44 pm #

    I love your new words; these I “get”

  2. molm January 15, 2009 at 9:05 pm #

    so….what is the book?

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