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This week's theme: words to describe people.
rident (RYD-uhnt) adjective
[From Latin ridere (to laugh) which is also the source of ridiculous, deride, and risible.]
-Anu Garg (garg AT wordsmith.org)
"Mamma was gracious and happy. Hetty was radiant and rident." William Makepeace Thackeray; The Virginians; 1859.
A king can stand people fighting but he can't last long if people start thinking. -Will Rogers, humorist (1879-1935)
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