The weekend is upon us! In two weekends, Calah and I will be getting married. Woohoo! Still a ton to do before then, but August 15 isn’t waiting for anyone.
Yesterday I missed IMMUNIZING, MIMING, MINGLING, MINIM, MINIMIZING, MINIMUM, NUZZLING, and ZING.
ILIUM: The large broad bone forming the upper part of each half of the pelvis.
LIMN/LIMNING: literary Depict or describe in painting or words.
early 15c., “to illuminate” (manuscripts), altered from Middle English luminen, “to illuminate manuscripts” (late 14c.), from Old French luminer “light up, illuminate,” from Latin luminare “illuminate, burnish,” from lumen (genitive luminis) “radiant energy, light,” related to lucere “to shine,” from PIE *leuk-smen-, suffixed form of root *leuk- “light, brightness.” Figurative sense of “portray, depict” first recorded 1590s. Related: Limned; limner.
Final score: 32 words for 168 points.
Genius minimum: 168 points.
First word: AGONY.