Friday, February 08, 2008

New Words

Today I am going to post a little test for myself. I am going to list the new words that I have come across and described in previous posts and put their meanings in comments.

behemoth
Foment
Prurience
mythopoeia
apotheosis
Ingenuous
lascivious
anfractuous

3 Comments:

Anonymous Clare said...

behemoth = huge, monstrous creature.

Foment = instigate or stir up

Prurience = having or encouraging an excessive interest in sexual matters.

mythopoeia = the making of myth.


apotheosis = highest point in the development of something

Ingenuous = innocent and unsuspecting

lascivious = feeling or revealing overt and often offensive sexual desire.

anfractuous = sinuous or circuitous.

Fri Feb 08, 07:54:00 pm  
Blogger Anne S said...

Jacques Prevert! Haven't thought of his poetry for years. It caused me to rummage in my bookshelf and find the copy of Paroles and flick through it. I appaerntly purchased the book in 1967.

I must say his poetry is very evocative snd melancholy. no wonder we liked his poetry all those years ago.

Sat Feb 09, 09:38:00 am  
Anonymous Clare said...

Ah, I thought I was alone, Anne, but no...I am continually surprised and impressed at your range and depth of reading.

Sun Feb 10, 09:48:00 pm  

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