Wednesday, 7 September 2016

Wordy Wednesday!


This weeks Wordy Wednesday word is;

Corybantic


- Wild or Frenzied
- Being in the spirit or manner of a Corybant
- Agitated or Unrestrained

Corybant - (Classical Myth) A wild attendant of the Goddess Cybele.

Corybantic is derived from Corybant (defined above) and would have entered into English at around the mid 1600 from Phrygia (Asia Minor).

'Clyde peeked over the top of the bush at the revellers dancing around the fire. He had never seen such passion, such energy. The dancers were corybantic, each of them losing themselves in the heat and the euphoria of the dance, moving in a kind of heightened frenzy.' 

Challenge;


Comment a short piece of prose, flash fiction, or even just a sentence, using this word!

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