Wednesday, June 10, 2009

Wordy Wednesday giveaway results and this week's words



Lucy and I were able to get 2 more used copies of The Queen's Confession and so we've randomly picked (random.org) 3 winners!

1st - Carmela (the version advertised)
2nd - Dar
3rd - Susie Tudor Daughter

Ladies, please send your mailing info to Arleigh at arleighjohnson@gmail.com and I will try to get those mailed ASAP!

Now, on to this weeks words, which are all from The Queen of Diamonds, also about Marie Antoinette...

Subversive - tending to subvert or advocating subversion, esp. in an attempt to overthrow or cause the destruction of an established or legally constituted government.

Berline - an automobile with the front and rear compartments separated by a glass partition, as some limousines.

Modiste - a female maker of or dealer in women's fashionable attire.

Flunkeys - a male servant in livery.

Coquette - a woman who flirts lightheartedly with men to win their admiration and affection; flirt.

Capering - to leap or skip about in a sprightly manner; prance; frisk; gambol.

Perforce - of necessity; necessarily; by force of circumstance: The story must perforce be true.

Transmute - to change from one nature, substance, form, or condition into another; transform.

Postilion - a person who rides the left horse of the leading or only pair of horses drawing a carriage.

Superimposed - to impose, place, or set over, above, or on something else.

5 comments:

  1. Yahooooooooo. Well this is a nice surprise! I just mailed you my info Arleigh. Thanks again!

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  2. I feel so smart this morning reading the words, Arleigh (and that's only because I'm fluent in French and therefore managed to understand ONLY the French words!)

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  3. How cool! I'm especially thrilled because I can't get the book at my library. Thanks so much.

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  4. Oh my goodness, I'm so excited!!! Thank-you so much Arleigh and Lucy, I will treasure it.

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