Wednesday, February 5, 2014

Wednesday Word: Frisson

frisson |frēˈsô n |nouna sudden strong feeling of excitement or fear; a thrill :a frisson of excitement.ORIGIN late 18th cent.French, literally ‘a shiver or thrill.’

Those French know how to make spine-tingling words.

2 comments:

  1. One I know! But haven't used.

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  2. Well, if you ever do, make sure you pronounce it rigth.

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