Summer is over and fall is here to announce its arrival with a weather warning. Heavy rain and blustery winds are certainly excellent ingredients for a turbulent storm, and even though the day started rather calm and clear, I thought it an excellent word to tack on to this Tuesday.
Thumbing through the dictionary while exploring somber themes dredges up a slew of fascinating words. Fuliginous, another all-time favourite of mine, can easily be an evil comrade to turbulence when staging a violent scene.
Both excellent words to describe things somber, as terrific as they may be, the new word to top my tempestuous list is the word tenebrific.
Visit Cadent Words for a quick 3-part segment on the word tenebrific, and catch a quirky somber tale about a mysterious shaman and an ex-con:
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