#1

Here is my story using 10 words of the day 🙂 . Would love to read your comments, discussions on the story, even better if you drop your word story for the day.

day1

abase (v) behave in a way that belittles or degrades (someone).

– “I watched my colleagues abasing themselves before the board of trustees”

babble (v) talk rapidly and continuously in a foolish, excited, or incomprehensible way.

– “they babbled on about their holiday”

(n) the confused sound of a group of people talking simultaneously.

-“a babble of protest”

cabal (n) a secret political clique or faction.

-“a cabal of dissidents”

debacle (n) a sudden and ignominious failure; a fiasco.

-“the only man to reach double figures in the second-innings debacle”

earmark (v)designate (funds or resources) for a particular purpose.

-“the cash had been earmarked for a big expansion of the programme”

(n) a characteristic or identifying feature.

-“this car has all the earmarks of a classic”

fallow (a) (of farmland) ploughed and harrowed but left for a period without being sown in order to restore its fertility or to avoid surplus production.

-“incentives for farmers to let land lie fallow”

(n) a piece of fallow land.

-“a great estate was usually divided between fallows, grazed stubble, and wheat”

(v) leave (land) fallow for a period.

-“fallow the ground for a week or so after digging”

genealogy (n) a line of descent traced continuously from an ancestor.

-“the genealogies of the kings of Mercia”

hallucination (n) an experience involving the apparent perception of something not present.

-“he continued to suffer from horrific hallucinations”

impair (v) weaken or damage (something, especially a faculty or function).

-“a noisy job could permanently impair their hearing”

jeopardize (v) put (someone or something) into a situation in which there is a danger of loss, harm, or failure.

-“a devaluation of the dollar would jeopardize New York’s position as a financial centre”

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