Wednesday, January 30, 2013

Whimsical Word of the Week


Captious -

apt to raise objections to trivial faults or defects; difficult to please.

Example: The captious in-laws made life quite difficult for their son's new wife.

6 comments:

  1. What a fun idea to have a whimsical word of the week! I'll have to check in, regularly. Aloha!

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    1. Thanks for your comment, Margo - and for visiting my blog. ^_^

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  2. That's an appropriate word I can use for my WIP. It's set in the Victorian period. Thanks!

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    1. You're right, I forgot about that. Good luck with your WIP! Thanks, Brandi.

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  3. Great word. Love the example your put up!

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    1. Thanks, Loree. I just realized "captious couple" would have been better! ^_^

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