Wednesday, September 26, 2012

Whimsical Word of the Week


Chthonic -

dwelling in the underworld; under the earth.

Example: The chthonic creatures made their way to the surface of the planet after living thousands of years underground.

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  1. That looks ancient. I like it. Considering most of my monsters live underground, it's a word I can use.

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    1. Cool! Let me know if you work it into your WIP, Elizabeth. ^_^

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  2. I'm not sure I can pronounce that....

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    1. Sara - According to the dictionary, the ch is silent; so it is pronounced: tho-nik. Thanks!

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  3. Chthonic, sounds like a bestselling MG fantasy novel in the works. :)

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    1. Great idea, Linda. Maybe Elizabeth will take your advice! ^_^

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