Words for Today: “Bijou” and “Cantankerous”

posted by Dr. James G. Hood
Wednesday, July 7, 2010

Bijou

1.a jewel.

2.something small, delicate, and exquisitely wrought.

 “bijou.” Dictionary.com Unabridged. Random House, Inc. 07 Jul. 2010. <Dictionary.com http://dictionary.reference.com/browse/bijou>.

Cantankerous

1. disagreeable to deal with; contentious; peevish: a cantankerous, argumentative man.

“cantankerous.” Dictionary.com Unabridged. Random House, Inc. 07 Jul. 2010. <Dictionary.com http://dictionary.reference.com/browse/cantankerous>.



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