Category Archives: Wat’s it Mean?

Wednesday’s Word: critique Wat’s it mean?

Critique – /kri teek/ MSWORD’s definition: give review of – to discuss or comment on something such as a creative work, giving an assessment of its good and bad qualities Sentences: My critique partner is Susan Carlisle, writer of medical romance. I’m … Continue reading

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Wednesday’s Word: verve Wat’s it mean?

Verve\vurv\ (noun) MSWORD’s definition: 1. creative enthusiasm 2. vitality M-W’s Word Central: Lively enthusiasm Sentences: She tackled the energetic dance number with verve. Filled with an infectious verve, Sallie charmed the pre-schoolers with ease.

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Wednesday’s Word: copse Wat’s it mean?

Copse\kops\ (adjective) MSWORD’s definition: Grove of small trees. Wood. Thicket. Coppice. Grove M-W’s Word Central: Same as coppice:  a thicket, grove, or growth of small trees Sentences: (From my novella Phantoms & Fantasies) She looked around, not seeing anything but … Continue reading

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Wednesday’s Word: All things Crainesian

Before I moved my blog to WordPress, I used to do an occasional Wednesday’s Word thing, a bit of wordsmithing with words new to me or words I just liked the sound of. This is the first of my Wednesday’s Word posts … Continue reading

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