The following words and their definitions come up in today’s episode, as well as the context in which they’re used in the books they appear. There is also a brief description of each book.
The last part of the podcast includes some writing advice or insights into the craft of writing.
Words Featured in Today’s Episode
Soubriquet – a person’s nickname.
Insouciant – showing a casual lack of concern.
Douse – pour a liquid over, drench and extinguish.
Glibly – fluent, but insincere and shallow.
Soubrette – a minor female role in a comedy.
Iniquity – immoral or grossly unfair behaviour.
Cantankerous – bad tempered, argumentative and uncooperative.
Lackluster – lacking in vitality, force or conviction. Of the hair or the eyes, not shining, dull.
Lauding – praising, to extol. As a noun, it can be a hymn of praise.