Wednesday, July 6, 2011

Word Wednesday July 6/11

After a long break from this Wednesday tradition, I'm back with three new words!

Fetish
[fet-ish, fee-tish]
–noun
1.
an object regarded with awe as being the embodiment or habitation of a potent spirit or as having magical potency.
2.
any object, idea, etc., eliciting unquestioning reverence, respect, or devotion: to make a fetish of high grades.
3.
Psychology . any object or nongenital part of the body that causes a habitual erotic response or fixation.


Vocation
[voh-key-shuhn]
–noun
1.
a particular occupation, business, or profession; calling.
2.
a strong impulse or inclination to follow a particular activity or career.
3.
a divine call to God's service or to the Christian life.

Bedraggled
[bih-drag-uhld]
— adjective
(of hair, clothing, etc) limp, untidy, or dirty, as with rain or mud



All definitions compliments of Dictionary.com

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