Expanding Vocabulary

Working on NaNo again this year, I couldn’t remember a word for the wind in pine trees…sirissing? Shirshiring? I typed “define surussing” and BAM:

su·sur·ra·tion

(so͞o′sə-rā′shən) also su·sur·rus (so͝o-sûr′əs, -sŭr′-)

n.

A soft, whispering or rustling sound; a murmur.

[Middle English susurracioun, from Late Latin susurrātiō, susurrātiōn-, from Latin susurrātus, past participle ofsusurrāre, to whisper, from susurrus, whisper, ultimately of imitative origin.]

su·sur′rant (so͝o-sûr′ənt, -sŭr′-), su·sur′rous (-sûr′əs, -sŭr′-) adj.
Okay, back to writing. Needed to update this blog, but this doesn’t count toward my word totals for the day, so, BYE.
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