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 firstname.lastname@example.org 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.