#8

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.

day8

agog (a) very eager or curious to hear or see something.

-“I’m all agog”

bewitch (v) cast a spell over (someone).

-“a handsome prince who had been bewitched by a sorceress”

(v)enchant and delight (someone).

-“they both were bewitched by the golden luminosity of Italy”

conjecture (n) an opinion or conclusion formed on the basis of incomplete information.

-“conjectures about the newcomer were many and varied”

(v) form an opinion or supposition about (something) on the basis of incomplete information.

-“many conjectured that she had a second husband in mind”

derogatory (a) showing a critical or disrespectful attitude.

-“she tells me I’m fat and is always making derogatory remarks”

enliven (v) make (something) more entertaining, interesting, or appealing.

-“the wartime routine was enlivened by a series of concerts”

(v) make (someone) more cheerful or animated.

-“the visit had clearly enlivened my mother”

fetter (n) a chain or manacle used to restrain a prisoner, typically placed around the ankles.

-“he lay bound with fetters of iron”

(v) restrain with chains or manacles, typically around the ankles.

-“a ragged and fettered prisoner”

genteel (a) characterized by exaggerated or affected politeness, refinement, or respectability.

-“her genteel upbringing”

husband (n) a married man considered in relation to his spouse.

-“she and her husband are both retired”

(v) use (resources) economically.

-“she husbanded their financial resources through difficult times”

inclusive (a) including all the services or items normally expected or required.

-“menus stating fully inclusive prices”

(a) containing (a specified element) as part of a whole.

-“all prices are inclusive of VAT”

(a) including the limits specified.

-“between the ages of 55 and 59 inclusive”

jibe (v) be in accord; agree.

-“the verdict does not jibe with the medical evidence”

(n) an insulting or mocking remark; a taunt.

-“a jibe at his old rivals”

(v) make insulting or mocking remarks; jeer.

-“some cynics in the media might jibe”

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