Words of Last Week
Yeah, yeah, I didn’t get to it, so here they are, almost a week late.
cremains, n., a person’s cremated remains.
otoconia, n., tiny crystals that interact with sensory hairs in the utricle and saccule of the inner ear, enabling a person to sense linear acceleration and gravity.
snowplowing, v., removing obstacles in a child’s way by a parent.
sans-culottes, n., an extreme republican or revolutionary (literal translation: “without pants” to describe lower-class French citizens in the late 18th century.
monger, n., a dealer in a specific commodity; a person who promotes an activity, feeling or situation, especially one that is undesirable or discreditable.