Wondrous Words Wednesday is a weekly meme hosted by Bermudaonion where we share new (to us) words
The words I got this week were from THE BIRTH OF BRITAIN by Winston Churchill
1. heptarchy- the supposd confederacy of seven Anglo-Saxon kingdoms
2. amalgamated- to join together into one; unit; combine
3. truculent- fierce; cruel; savage; ferocious
4. pedantic- a person who unnecessary stress on minor or trivial points of learning, displaying a scholarship lacking in judgement or sense of proportion.
5. suzerainty- a position or power of a suzeran
6. schiltrons- is a group of soldiers wielding outward pointing pikes or other pole arms, to ward of calvary attacks.
7. obdurate- unmoved by persuasion, pity , or tender feelings , stubborn unyielding
8. guerdon- a reward, recompense, or requital
9. ebullitions- a seething or overflowing , as of passion or feeling; outburst
What words did you find this week?