The obscure word of the week is surficial

look_it_up_T httpwww.clipartpal.comclipart_pdeducationdictionary_10586.htmlThere are over a million individual words in English. Most of them are quite obscure and deserve better attention than they get. This week’s is surficial.

This means something relating to the Earth’s surface, and is a geological term of nineteenth century origin.

Your challenge? Write a sentence (or two) in the comments using this word.

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2 thoughts on “The obscure word of the week is surficial

  1. “Although he was rumored to be a disagreeable curmudgeon of a man, I found his heart was a rare treasure, not unlike a surficial deposit of precious metal requiring you to dig and explore a little to find it.”

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