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”