Words I Learned From Infinite Jest

Have a dictionary handy if you plan to read David Foster Wallace
  1. Wen
    A boil or other swelling skin growth
  2. Lapidary
    Engraved on or suitable for engraving on stone, elegant and concise
  3. Effete
    Affected, overrefined, and ineffectual
  4. Enfilade
    A volley of gunfire directed along a line from end to end
  5. Parodic
    An imitation of the style of a particular writer artist or genre with deliberate exaggeration for comic effect
  6. Revenant
    A person who has returned