#15

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.

day15

ambidextrous (a) able to use the right and left hands equally well.

-“few of us are naturally ambidextrous”

(a) (of an implement) designed to be used by left-handed and right-handed people with equal ease.

-“an ambidextrous tile gauge”

blighted (v) infect (plants) with blight.

-“a peach tree blighted by leaf curl”

(v) spoil, harm, or destroy.

-“the scandal blighted the careers of several leading politicians”

chase (v) pursue in order to catch or catch up with.

-“police chased the stolen car through the city”

(v) drive or cause to go in a specified direction.

-“she chased him out of the house”

(n) an act of pursuing someone or something.

-“they captured the youths after a brief chase”

deface (v) spoil the surface or appearance of (something), for example by drawing or writing on it.

-“he defaced library books”

existential (a) relating to existence.

-“Modal, impersonal, existential judgments are all accounted for.”

(a) (of a proposition) affirming or implying the existence of a thing.

fuddle (v) confuse or stupefy (someone), especially with alcohol.

(n) a state of confusion or intoxication.

-“through the fuddle of wine he heard some of the conversation”

grimace (n) an ugly, twisted expression on a person’s face, typically expressing disgust, pain, or wry amusement.

-“she gave a grimace of pain”

(v) make a grimace.

-“I sipped the coffee and grimaced”

hyperbole (n) exaggerated statements or claims not meant to be taken literally.

-“he vowed revenge with oaths and hyperboles”

incorrigible (a) (of a person or their behavior) not able to be changed or reformed.

-“she’s an incorrigible flirt”

(n) an incorrigible person.

-“all repeat offenders, but none of them real hard-case incorrigibles”

jaunty (a) having or expressing a lively, cheerful, and self-confident manner.

-“there was no mistaking that jaunty walk”

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