#2

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.

day2

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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