Monday, September 14, 2009

Word of the Week #68

prestidigitation - [pres-tuh-dij-uh-TAY-shuhn] - noun

Skill in or performance of tricks; sleight of hand.

After carefully studying and then trying out several magic tricks, my admiration for those skilled in prestidigitation rose with each hopeless attempt of my own.


Jennifer Shirk said...

Whew. That word is a mouthful. :)

Deborah said...

By the time you figure out how to say it, the show will be over.

L.T. Elliot said...

Perfect usage. I actually love the sound of this word.