Words of the Week
Short list this week, but all wonderful, thanks to WSJ.
sagacity, n., wisdom, good judgment.
credulous, adj., a readiness to believe things, impressionable, gullible.
idiolect, n., speech habits particular to a specific person.
malaproprism, n., mistaken use of one word for another, e.g., dance the “flamingo” instead of “flamenco.”