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Wondrous Words Wednesday

An image for the weekly meme Wondrous Words Wednesday… Is a weekly meme where we share new (to us) words that we have encountered in our reading.It is hosted by Kathy, over at ‘BermudaOnion’s Weblog’.You can either stop by and leave a link to your own ‘mystery’ words of the week, or just browse the eclectic mix of words that others have discovered, there is always a great selection.

Don’t forget that Kathy and the rest of us, all love to read your comments  as well, so that we can visit and share your words of the week!

1. and 2. My first two words this week, I discovered in the same sentence of the synopsis, from newly published book, ‘The Lost Flower’ by novelist Geraldine Solon.

AETAS and MANGHIHILOT

On the island, Lacy meets Sampaguita Navarro, one of the last few Aetas of her tribe. As a Manghihilot, Sam hopes to open her own holistic spa on the island….

AETAS

An indigenous people inhabiting the central and southern Zambales mountains in Zambales, Papanga, and Bataan provinces of the Philippines.

MANGHIHILOT

A Manghihilot is the term used in the Philippines for a person who specializes in healing muscular aches and pains by using massage. Many of them do not have any formal training. Rather the skill is passed down from generation to generation. …

3. My next word I came across on the site of fellow blogger Vicki, over at ‘I’d Rather Be At The Beach’

Vicki is taking part in a ‘Blogging From A-Z’ challenge, daily during April and on Monday, she reached the letter X.

Image Example Of XylographyXYLOGRAPHY

XYLOGRAPHY

Is a relief printing artistic technique in printmaking in which an image is carved into the surface of a block of wood . It is the oldest known relief printmaking technique. The discipline was first practiced in China, then picked up in Europe centuries later. Using a block of wood in somewhat the same manner as a rubber stamp, a xylographer cuts and/or carves wood away from those parts of the design that will not be inked. The “sticking up” parts that are left form the final print. This is a tricky process, if one has difficulty visualizing things backwards, or mentally switching positive for negative.

4. My final word for this week, was discovered in the book which I have recently finished reading, ‘The Diabolist’ by Layton Green.

ONTOLOGY

Despite what some within the Church claim, the ontology of the Devil has never been resolved.

ONTOLOGY

Is the philosophical study of the nature of being, becoming, existence, or reality, as well as the basic categories of being and their relations. Traditionally listed as a part of the major branch of philosophy known as metaphysics, ontology deals with questions concerning what entities exist or can be said to exist, and how such entities can be grouped, related within a hierarchy, and subdivided according to similarities and differences.

What new words have you discovered this time? … I can’t wait to stop by and check them out!

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Yvonne

I can’t remember a time, even as a child, when I haven’t been passionate about books and reading.
I began blogging, when I realised just how many other people out there shared my passion for the written word and I have been continually amazed at the wealth of books that are available and the amount of great new friends I have made, from literally 'The Four Corners Of The World'.

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