words1 I found a couple of new words this week, both are out of Second Glance by Jodi Picoult.

tatterdemalian: wasn’t in the dictionary

tatterdemalion: a person dressed in ragged clothing, ragamuffin

not that Ethan would be left a tatterdemalian if she was hit by a car

nictitating: winking

Abe Huppinworth, nictitating at her from the porch as he swept the ever-present array of rose petals,

Thanks to Kathy at Bermudaonion’s Weblog for hosting this meme. Head over that way for more wonderous words.