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. ❤
|abate||(v) (of something unpleasant or severe) become less intense or widespread.
-“the storm suddenly abated”
(v) make (something) less intense.
-“nothing abated his crusading zeal”
(v) reduce or remove (a nuisance).
-“this action would not have been sufficient to abate the odour nuisance”
|badger||(n) a heavily built omnivorous nocturnal mammal of the weasel family, typically having a grey and black coat.
(v) repeatedly and annoyingly ask (someone) to do something.
-“journalists badgered him about the deals”
|compassion||(n) sympathetic pity and concern for the sufferings or misfortunes of others.
-“the victims should be treated with compassion”
|desultory||(a) lacking a plan, purpose, or enthusiasm.
-“a few people were left, dancing in a desultory fashion”
(a) (of conversation or speech) going from one subject to another in a half-hearted way.
-“the desultory conversation faded” occurring randomly or occasionally. -“desultory passengers were appearing”
|edifice||(n) a large, imposing building.
(n) a complex system of beliefs.
-“the concepts on which the edifice of capitalism was built”
|fortitude||(n) courage in pain or adversity.
-“she endured her illness with great fortitude”
|garbled||(v) reproduce (a message, sound, or transmission) in a confused and distorted way.
|hegemony||(n) leadership or dominance, especially by one state or social group over others.
-“Germany was united under Prussian hegemony after 1871”
|inconsistency||(n) the fact or state of being inconsistent.
-“the inconsistency between his expressed attitudes and his actual behavior”
(n) an inconsistent aspect or element. plural noun: inconsistencies
-“a book riddled with inconsistencies and contradictions”
|jollity||(n) lively and cheerful activity or celebration.
-“a night of riotous jollity”
(n) the quality of being cheerful.
-“he was full of false jollity”