#4

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.

day4

abbreviate (v) shorten (a word, phrase, or text).

-“‘network’ is often abbreviated to ‘net’”

belittle (v) dismiss (someone or something) as unimportant.

-“she belittled Amy’s riding skills whenever she could”

catalyst (n) a substance that increases the rate of a chemical reaction without itself undergoing any permanent chemical change.

-“chlorine acts as a catalyst promoting the breakdown of ozone”

(n) a person or thing that precipitates an event.

– “the prime minister’s speech acted as a catalyst for debate”

decomposition (n) the state or process of rotting; decay.

-“the decomposition of organic waste”

evanescent (a) soon passing out of sight, memory, or existence; quickly fading or disappearing.

-“the evanescent Arctic summer”

(a) denoting a field or wave which extends into a region where it cannot propagate and whose amplitude therefore decreases with distance.

fickle (a) changing frequently, especially as regards one’s loyalties or affections.

-“celebs trying to appeal to an increasingly fickle public”

garrulous (a) excessively talkative, especially on trivial matters.

-“a garrulous cab driver”

hazard (n) a danger or risk.

-“the hazards of childbirth”

(n) chance; probability.

-“we can form no calculation concerning the laws of hazard”

(v) say (something) in a tentative way.

-“he hazarded a guess”

(v) put (something) at risk of being lost.

-“the cargo business is too risky to hazard money on”

immobility (n) the quality of not moving

-“Ghibelline aristocracy and immobility idealize the emperor”

(n) remaining in place

jaundiced (a) affected by jaundice, in particular unnaturally yellow in complexion.

(a) affected by bitterness, resentment, or cynicism.

-“they looked on politicians with a jaundiced eye”

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