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.


abash (v) make (someone) feel embarrassed, disconcerted, or ashamed.

-“Harriet looked slightly abashed”

bauble (n) a small, showy trinket or decoration, especially (British) a light, brightly coloured sphere hung on a Christmas tree.

-“the baubles on a Christmas tree”

(n) something that is superficially attractive but useless or worthless.

-“people in quest of honours are wasting time and effort to secure baubles”

cantata (n) a medium-length narrative piece of music for voices with instrumental accompaniment, typically with solos, chorus, and orchestra.
dart (n) a small pointed missile that can be thrown or fired.

-“the classroom was littered with paper darts”

(n) an act of running somewhere suddenly and rapidly.

-“the cat made a dart for the door”

(v) move or run somewhere suddenly or rapidly.

-“she darted across the street”

(v) shoot (an animal) with a dart, typically in order to administer a drug.

-“he darted the leopard with a long-acting anaesthetic”

emasculate (v) deprive (a man) of his male role or identity.

– “he feels emasculated, because he cannot control his sons’ behaviour”

(V) make (someone or something) weaker or less effective.

– “the refusal to allow them to testify effectively emasculated the committee”

fussy (a) fastidious about one’s needs or requirements; hard to please.

-“he is very fussy about what he eats”

(a) showing excessive or anxious concern about detail.

-“Eleanor patted her hair with quick, fussy movements”

(a) full of unnecessary detail or decoration.

-“I hate fussy clothes”

gestate (v) carry a fetus in the womb from conception to birth.

– “rabbits gestate for approximately twenty-eight days”

(V) develop over a long period.

– “a series that has been gestating for three years”

hysteria (n) exaggerated or uncontrollable emotion or excitement.

-“the anti-Semitic hysteria of the 1890s”

(n) an old-fashioned term for a psychological disorder characterized by conversion of psychological stress into physical symptoms (somatization) or a change in self-awareness (such as a fugue state or selective amnesia).

impersonal (a) not influenced by, showing, or involving personal feelings.

-“the impersonal power of a government”

(a) not existing as a person.

– “he gradually came to believe in an impersonal God”

judiciary (n) the judicial authorities of a country; judges collectively.

– “the independence of the judiciary”


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