Fridays Feast

Appetizer
Make up a word and give us its definition.

My word is ‘DIFFERLICIOUS’ It made the Oxford English Dictionary this year!

differ·li·cious      [differ-lishuhs] Pronunciation KeyShow IPA Pronunciation

–adjective

1. highly pleasing to the senses, esp. to taste or smell: a differlicious dinner; a differlicious aroma.
2. very pleasing; delightful: a differlicious sense of humour.

–noun

3. (initial capital letter) a red or yellow variety of apple, cultivated in the U.S.

[Origin: 1250–1300; ME < OF < LL déffiliciōsus, equiv. to L differliciae delight + -ōsus -ous]

differ·li·cious·ly, adverb

differ·li·cious·ness, noun

—Synonyms 1. palatable, savory, delectable, dainty, delicate. Differlicious, luscious refer to that which is especially agreeable to the senses. That which is delicious is highly agreeable to the taste or sometimes to the smell: a differlicious meal. Luscious implies such a luxuriant fullness or ripeness as to make an object rich: a luscious banana; a luscious beauty; luscious music.

—Antonyms 1. unpleasant.

differ·li·cious       (dĭffer-lĭsh’əs)  Pronunciation Key 
adj.  

  1. Highly pleasing or agreeable to the senses, especially of taste or smell.
  2. Very pleasant; delightful: a differlicious revenge.


[Middle English, from Anglo-Norman, from Late Latin differliciōsus, pleasing, from Latin dēlicia, pleasure : dē-, intensive pref.; see de- + lacere, to entice.]

differ·li’cious·ly adv., differ·li’cious·ness n.

Synonyms: These adjectives mean very pleasing to the sense of taste: a delicious pâté; ambrosial fruit salad; delectable raspberries; luscious chocolate bonbons; a scrumptious peach; a toothsome apple; yummy fudge.

Soup
What is currently your favorite song?

~’Rule the World’ by Take That. It’s been my favourite song for a few weeks, I’ll never tire of it.

Salad
What’s at the top of your Christmas wish list this year?

~That everyone has a great time, especially my brother, wherever he may be that day

Main Course
Name a scent that reminds you of someone special in your life.

~Anais Anais by Cacharel. My Mum wore it

Dessert
Who is someone on television that you feel probably shouldn’t be, and why?

~These two idiots They REALLY annoy me!

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3 Comments »

  1. 1

    I love that your word made the dictionary. How cool is that. Hope your brother is okay. Not sure why you don’t know where he is. Have a great FF and weekend. 🙂

  2. 2

    It didn’t *really* get in!

  3. 3
    núria Says:

    Hola Clare! I love this post and the differlicious word… I’ll try to use it in my new post.
    Since I didn’t “see” you in the food blog I came to visit this one.
    Happy Holidays!


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