Set 40 – Five New Words For Dec 10

Theme – There’s a word for it

1. overmorrow (oh-vuhr-MOR-oh)

MEANING:
noun: The day after tomorrow.
adjective: Of or relating to the day after tomorrow.

USAGE:
“We can go not overmorrow, but on Thursday.”

2. filipendulous (fi-li-PEN-juh-luhs, -PEN-dyoo-)

MEANING:
adjective: Hanging by a thread.

USAGE:
“A group of filipendulous constructions that evoke Brobdingnagian hornets’ nests.”
(Brobdingnagian (brob-ding-NAG-ee-uhn) – adjective- Of gigantic size. )

3.paresthesia or paraesthesia (par-uhs-THEE-zhuh, -zhee-)

MEANING:
noun: A sensation of pricking, tingling, burning, etc. on the skin.

USAGE:
“Cronk muttered to himself, wiggling his right foot in an effort to relieve the paresthesia.”

4.armscye or armseye (AHRM-sy, -zy)

MEANING:
noun: An opening in a garment for attaching a sleeve; an armhole.

USAGE:
“The sleeve is not attached around the entire armseye.”

5. onomastics (on-uh-MAS-tiks)

MEANING:
noun: The study of proper names or of terms used in a specialized field.

USAGE:
“Ms. Lindsay is one of a growing number of onomastics enthusiasts catering to a generation of parents hungry for the perfect name.”

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