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. ❤
|adroit||(a) clever or skillful.
-“he was adroit at tax avoidance”
|beneficiary||(n) a person who derives advantage from something, especially a trust, will, or life insurance policy.|
|chant||(n) a repeated rhythmic phrase, typically one shouted or sung in unison by a crowd.
-“a group of young people set up a chant of ‘Why are we waiting?’”
(n) a short musical passage in two or more phrases used for singing unmetrical words; a psalm or canticle sung to such music.
(v) say or shout repeatedly in a sing-song tone.
-“protesters were chanting slogans”
|devise||(v) plan or invent (a complex procedure, system, or mechanism) by careful thought.
-“a training programme should be devised”
(v) leave (something, especially real estate) to someone by the terms of a will.
(n) a clause in a will leaving something, especially real estate, to someone.
|execute||(v) put (a plan, order, or course of action) into effect.
-“the corporation executed a series of financial deals”
(v) carry out a sentence of death on (a legally condemned person).
-“he was convicted of treason and executed”
|flamboyant||(a) (of a person or their behavior) tending to attract attention because of their exuberance, confidence, and stylishness.
-“the band’s flamboyant lead singer”
(a) of or denoting a style of French Gothic architecture marked by wavy flame-like tracery and ornate decoration.
|grate||(v) reduce (food) to small shreds by rubbing it on a grater.
(v) make an unpleasant rasping sound.
-“the hinges of the door grated”
|homily||(n) a religious discourse which is intended primarily for spiritual edification rather than doctrinal instruction.
(n) a tedious moralizing lecture.
-“she delivered her homily about the need for patience”
|incapacitate||(v) prevent from functioning in a normal way.
-“he was incapacitated by a heart attack”
(v) deprive (someone) of their legal capacity.
|jingoist||(n) someone who believes that their own country is always best
-“He was a confirmed jingoist and would frequently speak about the dangers of Britain forming closer ties with the rest of Europe”