Quote Originally Posted by Roxxsmom View Post
I agree with this. Words that call attention to themselves, like "perspicacious" or "lenticular," on the other hand, will feel repetitive if they're used more than once in an entire book.
One of my heroes has a bad habit of doing this. It's like he has a "weird word of the day" calendar and he needs to use the weird word five times that day. If I didn't love his stories, it would be a dealbreaker.