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November 3, 2013

New Words: Insouciant, Halcyon, & Glamping

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NEW WORDS:

INSOUCIANT, HALCYON, & GLAMPING

I came across the words insouciant, halcyon, and glamping during routine reading.

Insouciant is an adjective meaning unconcerned, undisturbed; carefree and nonchalant, derived from the French words in- (not) and souciant (worrying). Pronounced ( in-su see – ent)

Halcyon is also an adjective defined as a period of time in the past that was idyllically happy and peaceful. It’s three syllables, hal-cy-on are pronounced halsēən

Glamping, glamorous (more…)

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