Enthusiasm: Great excitement for or interest in a subject or cause; extravagant or unbalanced religious fervor, possession by a god. In its origination, the word “enthusiasm” meant that a person had God within them. En= “in” and theos=”god”. I’ve never
Tacit: Understood without being openly expressed, implied, silent or unvoiced. “A tacit agreement” would be one in which both people were on the same page. It’s kind of like the CIA agents who are sneaking into the bad guy’s fortress.
Nemesis has several meanings, but for the purpose of our word of the week category, I’m going with the following: 1. A source of harm or ruin; 2. An opponent who can not be beaten or overcome. Besides that girl
Have you ever thought extraordinary shouldn’t mean what it does? I mean look at it. When you break it down it’s extra ordinary. That’s really ordinary, completely normal, extremely common. But that’s not what it means. Extraordinary means beyond the
Taciturn [tas-i-turn] adjective 1. inclined to be quiet; reluctant to join in discussion. 2. normally not talkative I don’t really feel much like talking, so I picked taciturn as my word for the week. Since I’ve already written a blog
Perspicacious — having keen mental perception and understanding, discerning; taken from the latin perspicax which means “having the power of seeing through” How perspicacious are you? I’m not so much. I’d like to have this quality though. In my novel, the
Moxie – Verve, the ability to face difficulty with courage and spirit, initiative, a carbonated beverage that started out as a medicine You have moxie if….. you speak up You have moxie
Finding today’s word has challenged my tired brain. Usually there’s a word that pops out to me and stops me cause I have no idea what it means, but my synapses are sleepy, so nothing was sparking any thoughts. However,