Word Nerd: Aquiver

Word Nerd Header Apr 2016 via LaWhimsy

aquiver-definition-word-nerd-via-lawhimsyAquiver,  now here’s a lovely descriptive word…okay, so my month of vintage romance novel reading left something of an impression on me and aquiver is one of the words that I found repeated many a time (though since these were mostly Regency Romances from the 60’s & 70’s, aquiver was used in the most hilariously innocent of ways – seriously, these were no bodice-rippers). I’ve always liked aquiver since it does seem so romantic and lusciously descriptive, you know, in ways like “She waited with baited breath, her heart aquiver with the anticipation of their reunion.” or “They were aquiver just thinking about all of the delights the day would bring!” or “Her mind, and indeed Her body, were aquiver with the news.”

aquiver with the news gif via lawhimsyShe certainly seems to be all aquiver with the news!

Aquiver is simply a beautiful and fun word that I think should certainly be put to use more often, don’t you?

Namaste ~ Ella

*Check out the Word Nerd Index and my Word Nerd Pinterest Board for other superb words!

** If there’s a word you’d like to see added to the Word Nerd roster, please feel free to drop me a line or suggest it in the comments – I love feedback and recommendations!

Save

Advertisements

Share Your Thoughts ~ I'd Love to Hear from You!

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s