Delicious words

My favorite words from Stephen King’s The Shining
  1. Nimbus: a luminous vapor, cloud, or atmosphere about a god or goddess when on earth

2. Lassitude:  a weariness of body or mind from strain,oppressive climate, etc.; lack of energy;listlessness; languor

3. Verdigris: a bright bluish-green encrustation or patina formed on copper or brass by atmospheric oxidation, consisting of basic copper carbonate.

4. Denuded: to make naked or bare; strip

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2 thoughts on “Delicious words

  1. Hey “verdigris” is a good nuc word! When people do a poor job of maintaining valves and piping aboard a submarjne, a deficiency gets written: “valve PW-25 is caked in verdigris.” Now you’re saying that word gas non nuclear applications???

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