Words of the Week

As I work on my second novel, cope with disillusionment, and choose to address some issues head-on, damn the torpedoes, these are the words that come to mind (One I should have added: Enlightened.)

TOKEN: adjective. 1) Done for the sake of appearances or as a symbolic gesture

EVASIVE: verb 1) avoiding the issue; not straightforward.

MARGINALIZATION: noun. 1) treatment of a person, group, or concept as insignificant or peripheral.

PLATITUDE: noun. 1) a remark or statement, especially one with a moral content, that has been used too often to be interesting or thoughtful.

UNDERHANDED: adjective 1) acting or done in a secret or dishonest way.

DIPLOMACY: noun. 1) the art of dealing with people in a sensitive and effective way.

CONSOLATION: noun 1) the comfort received by a person after a loss or disappointment.

EMPOWERMENT: noun. 1) the process of becoming stronger and more confident, especially in controlling one’s life and claiming one’s rights.

CANDOR: Noun. 1) the quality of being open and honest in expression; frankness.

PASSION: noun. 1) a strong feeling or emotion

SELF-DETERMINATION: noun. 1) free choice of one’s own acts or states without external compulsion

INTEGRITY: noun. 1) the quality of being honest and having strong moral principles; moral uprightness.

VISION: noun. 2)the ability to think about or plan the future with imagination or wisdom.

ABOVEBOARD: adv. 1) in open sight; without tricks, concealment, or disguise.

INCLUSIVE: adj. 3) enclosing; embracing

TRUSTWORTHY: adj. 1)deserving of trust or confidence.

Dance the Night Away by Joel Tesch.