Wondrous Words Wednesday

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Wondrous Words Wednesday is a weekly meme where you can share new words that you’ve encountered or spotlight words you love.  Feel free to get creative!   If you want to play along, grab the button, write a post and come back and add your link to Mr. Linky!

I came across several new words in BETWEEN THE WORLD AND ME by Ta-Nehisi Coates.

1. agitprop – “My professor, Linda Heywood, was slight and bespectacled, spoke with a high Trinidadian lilt that she employed like a hammer against young men like me who confused agitprop with hard study.”

Agitprop is a noun that means political propaganda, especially in art or literature.

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2. dap – “But I know that I had love for this boy, Prince Jones, which is to say that I would smile whenever I saw him, for I felt warmth when I was around him and was slightly…

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