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. ❤
|abrasive||(a) (of a substance or material) capable of polishing or cleaning a hard surface by rubbing or grinding.
-“the wood should be rubbed down with fine abrasive paper”
(a) showing little concern for the feelings of others; harsh.
-“her abrasive and arrogant personal style won her few friends”
(n) a substance used for grinding, polishing, or cleaning a hard surface.
-“the refrigerator is easily damaged by abrasives”
|biting||(a) (of insects and certain other animals) able to wound the skin with a sting or fangs.
-“a cream to ward off biting insects”
(a) (of wind or cold) so cold as to be painful.
-“he leant forward to protect himself against the biting wind”
|canard||(n) an unfounded rumour or story.
-“the old canard that LA is a cultural wasteland”
(n) a small wing-like projection attached to an aircraft forward of the main wing to provide extra stability or control, sometimes replacing the tail.
|disbar||(v) expel (a barrister) from the Bar, so that they no longer have the right to practise law.
-“a disciplinary tribunal directed that he should be disbarred”
(v) exclude (someone) from something.
-“competitors wearing rings will be disbarred from competition”
|embryonic||(a) relating to an embryo.
-“slight differences in embryonic development”
(a) (of a system, idea, or organization) in a rudimentary stage with potential for development.
-“the plan is still in its embryonic stages”
|fluster||(v) make (someone) agitated or confused.
-“Rosamund seemed rather flustered this morning”
(n) an agitated or confused state.
-“the main thing is not to get all in a fluster”
|gracious||(a) courteous, kind, and pleasant, especially towards someone of lower social status.
-“a gracious hostess”
(a) (in Christian belief) showing divine grace.
-“I am saved by God’s gracious intervention on my behalf” used to express polite surprise.
-“good gracious, that was close!”
|hem||(n) the edge of a piece of cloth or clothing which has been turned under and sewn.
-“the hem of her dress”
(a) turn under and sew the edge of (a piece of cloth).
-“she began to hem a border”
(v) surround and restrict the space or movement of someone or something.
-“he was hemmed in by the tables”
|impinge||(v) have an effect, especially a negative one.
-“several factors impinge on market efficiency”
(v) advance over an area belonging to someone or something else; encroach.
-“the proposed fencing would impinge on a public bridleway”
-“the gases impinge on the surface of the liquid”
|jocular||(a) fond of or characterized by joking; humorous or playful.
-“she sounded in a jocular mood”