I've learned many new words from the book I was reading today. What new words have you come across today? Share the wealth!
  1. Parvenu
    A person of obscure origin who has gained wealth, influence, or celebrity
  2. Demurred
    Raised doubts or objections or showed reluctance
  3. Propitious
    Giving or indicating a good chance of success; favorable
  4. Garrulous
    Excessively talkative, especially on trivial matters
  5. Glabrous
    Smooth, especially having a surface without hairs or projections
  6. Shill
    An accomplice of a hawker, gambler, or swindler who acts as an enthusiastic customer to entice or encourage others
  7. Gelid
    Icy, extremely cold