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  • Writer's pictureMichael Sherer

Words of The Week:

Love me some words.

ballistic, adj., relating to projectiles or their flight, sometimes referring to human behavior.

haptic, adj., relating to the sense of touch

suasion, n., the sense of being swayed or urged as opposed to forced or compelled

screed, n., a long, tedious speech or piece of writing

tilde, n., an accent symbol placed over the Spanish “n” such as in señor and the Portugeuse “a” or “o” as in São Paulo; also used as a mark in a URL

lahar, n., a destructive mudslide on the slopes of a volcano

humbug, n., deceitful talk or behavior; a hypocrite.

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