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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 (link is at the host’s website btw)!

This bookish meme was hosted/created by BermudaOnion’s Weblog.

So, far I have three words that I found interesting.

Spirals in Time: The Secret Life and Curious Afterlife of Seashells by Helen Scales


  • resembling or relating to twilight

Anna Karenina by Leo Tolstoy


  • Relating to or consisting of money


  • Make secret plans to do something illicit or detrimental to someone
    • Now, I know what intrigue meant. In the context of the book, I just really liked how it was used. This was used in the context of the affair between Prince Stepan and his governess. They were having an “intrigue”; it sounds so posh, so upper echelon of society so different when compared to the simple yet plain usage of the word affair.