Nice words

Words I like

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definitions & notes only words
  1. deference
    courteous regard for people's feelings
    Doesn't it sound lovely? Speaks of nobility and chivalry:-) Makes me feel like bowing to a lady and draping my coat over a puddle that she may pass by safely!
  2. derisory
    incongruous;inviting ridicule
    Has an elegance about it despite its negativity.
  3. punctilious
    marked by precise accordance with details
    Attention to detail. Oddly something I was thinking about this morning as Visual Thesaurus made it their word of the day. Psychic or what?!
  4. meticulous
    marked by precise accordance with details
    Gosh that's a nice one too:-)
  5. porcine
    relating to pigs or swine
    I did a song on pigs "" about the time Visual Thesaurus dropped this word in my inbox so this word has special meaning for me.
  6. hussar
    a member of a European light cavalry unit
  7. capstan
    a windlass rotated in a horizontal plane around a vertical axis; used on ships for weighing anchor or raising heavy sails

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