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Wednesday, June 3, 2009

Wonderous Words Wednesday

















Wondrous Words Wednesday is a weekly meme where we share new (to us) words that we’ve encountered in our reading. Feel free to join in the fun.

Obstreperous -
–adjective
1. resisting control or restraint in a difficult manner; unruly.
2. noisy, clamorous, or boisterous: obstreperous children.


Succinct -
–adjective
1. expressed in few words; concise; terse.
2. characterized by conciseness or verbal brevity.
3. compressed into a small area, scope, or compass.
4. Archaic.
a. drawn up, as by a girdle.
b. close-fitting.
c. encircled, as by a girdle.

2 comments:

bermudaonion said...

Thank so much for participating today. I wouldn't be able to pronounce the first word, but I've seen plenty of obstreperous children!

Ladybug said...

Great words, both of them new to me!