Wednesday, August 5, 2009
Wonderous Words Wednesday
Wondrous Words Wednesday is a weekly meme hosted by Bermudaonion where we share new (to us) words
This weeks words are from The Brothers Karamazov by Fydor Dostoyevsky
1. abnegation- to refute; to deny; the act of giving something up; self- denial
2. dirge- 1. a funeral hym or lament 1b. a slow mournful musical composition 2. a mournful or elefiac poem or other literary work
3. Ultramontanism- the policyy that absulute authority in the church ashoud be vested inthe Pope
4. dilettanti- 1. a dabbler in the art or a field of knowledge 2. lover of the fine arts; a connoisseur 3. superficial; amateurish
5. parricide- the murdering of one's father, mother, or other near relative.
What words did you find this week?