The last few chapters of the book I’m reading now have been laden with a verb I had to look up.
Trow: to believe, think, or suppose.
I guess I don’t feel too bad about not knowing beforehand, since it’s apparently archaic. It fits well in this book, though: It’s set in the Middle Ages. It’s a really good book — I just got into it this weekend really — but I’ll leave that for another time.
I do think that writing a word, and definition, help me remember it.