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 first word is from Attachments by Rainbow Rowell.
1. vetiver– He bought a toothbrush cup and a soap dish and soap that smelled like vetiver.”
Vetiver is a tall perennial grass of southeastern Asia cultivated in warm regions especially for its fragrant roots which are used especially in woven goods and in perfumes.
My second word is from The Mouse-Proof Kitchen by Saira Shah
2. piste – “The road passes the hamlet of Rieu, clinging for dear life to the side of the hill, and then seems to lose heart, turning into a mere piste of stone and dust.”
A piste is a trail, especially a downhill ski trail.
What words do you want to celebrate today?