for Sammi’s Weekend Writing Prompt where the given word is Perplex and the limit just 90 words.
I’m playing this word quiz online. It’s quite easy.
I know cattywampus means askew, borborygmus is the noise my tummy just made because I’m starving and pneumonoultramicroscopicsilicovolcanoconiosis is a lung disease.
Pauciloquent is someone who hardly speaks, bloviating means speaking non-stop and blatherskite, someone who makes more noise than sense.
And the next word … perplex. Is it plastic? No that’s perspex. Cotton fabric? Nope, that’s percale. Is it to understand? No, that’s to perceive, something I’m struggling with right now! Actually, I’m totally bumfuzzled, dumbfounded, non-plussed even.
Perplex? Per-plex? Perp-lex ……