Words of the Week:
So many delicious words in this week’s WSJ that I’m saving half for next week.
tummler, n., a person who makes things happen, in particular an entertainer or comedian whose function is to encourage audience participation in a show or activities.
opine, v., hold and state one’s beliefs or opinion.
hinterland, n., the uncharted area beyond a river’s banks; an are lying beyond what is known or visible.
paroxysm, n., a sudden attack or violent expression of an emotion or activity.
opprobrium, n., harsh criticism or censure.
whiffy, adj., (slang) smelly.
argot, n., jargon or slang of a particular group or class.