Only found two this week while I was reading Snow Falling on Cedars, and maybe y'all know what they mean already, but I wasn't so sure:
Frisson: A thrill, a sudden feeling of excitment or fear.
'The reporters lean forward to ogle her. A frisson of interest runs through the assembled crowd.'
Smirr: Drizzly rain, I am guessing that kind where it doesn't so much fall from the sky as hang in mid-air and make everything damp.
I can't find the actual quote so I'll make up a sentence: Despite no obvious drops, a walk through the smirr had the same affect on my set curls as diving into a swimming pool.
Who wore it better?
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