Use Fancy Words: libation
Fancy word Everygirls should know: libation
Why we chose this fancy word: Our graphics intern, Chloe List, was laying out our first travel feature on Stella Restaurant and Bar in Boston when this word fell into her lap. She was searching all over the Stella site for their cocktail menu, not knowing the “libations” section was exactly that.
Definition: libation (noun) pronunciation: li·ba·tion
- A pouring out of wine or other liquid in honor of a deity.
Use this word in a sentence: We celebrated her promotion with libations at our favorite neighborhood bar.
Have you been using past fancy words?
ubiquitous= existing or being everywhere, especially at the same time
chimerical= highly unrealistic; wildly fanciful
pithy = brief or forceful
euphemism=nice way of saying something unpleasant
loquacious = talkative, babbling
osculation = a kiss
resplendent = having a splendid appearance
pedantic = ostentatious in one’s learning
compendium = summary or account of a subject
definition via dictionary.reference.com
illustration by Jessica Durrant