Randomly Awesome Words

Charles Dickens, Hardly A Novice At Penning Novels, Was Nicknamed ‘Boz’

In Words on May 26, 2009 at 21:33

Welcome to Randomly Awesome Words!

Today’s Category is: Writing

  • Festschrift – |ˈfes(t sh rift|:collection of writings published in honor of a scholar.
  • Micawber – |mik-kaw’-bur|: character in David Copperfield, a novel by Charles Dickens.
  • Hieroglyph – |ˈhī(ə)rəˌglif|: stylized picture of an object representing a wordsyllable, or sound, as found inancient Egyptian and other writing.
  • Penning – |pɛnɪŋ|: To write or compose.

Bonus Words:

  • Sobriquet – |ˈsōbriˌkā; -ˌket|:persons nickname.
  • Tyro – |ˈtīrō|:beginner or novice.
  • Pule – |pyoōl|: To cry querulously or weakly.
  • Meed – |mēd|: deserved share or reward.


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