Wondrous Words Wednesday
Wondrous Words Wednesday is a weekly meme where you can share new words that you’ve encountered or spotlight words you love. Feel free to get creative! If you want to play along, grab the button, write a post and come back and add your link to Mr. Linky!
My words this week come from Gone Girl by Gillian Flynn.
1. vulpine – “Gilpin rubbed his vulpine jaw.”
Vulpine means of, relating to, or resembling a fox.
2.lickspittle – “And I, of course, was the lickspittle hunchback of a husband who would bow and scrape the rest of my days.”
I thought this might be one of those made up words we all use, so was surprised to find it in the dictionary. Lickspittle means a fawning subordinate: toady.