#16

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.

day16

amplify (v) increase the volume of (sound), especially using an amplifier.

-“amplified pop music”

(v) enlarge upon or add detail to (a story or statement).

-“the notes amplify information contained in the statement”

blunt (a) of a cutting implement) not having a sharp edge or point.

-“a blunt knife”

(a) (of a person or remark) uncompromisingly forthright.

-“a blunt statement of fact”

(v) make or become less sharp.

-“wood can blunt your axe”

(n) a hollowed-out cigar filled with cannabis.

collaborate (v) work jointly on an activity or project.

-“he collaborated with him on numerous hotel projects”

(v) cooperate traitorously with an enemy.

-“during the last war they collaborated with the Nazis”

detain (v) keep (someone) from proceeding by holding them back or making claims on their attention.

-“she made to open the door, but he detained her”

(v) keep (someone) in official custody, typically for questioning about a crime or in a politically sensitive situation.

-“she was detained without trial for two years”

(v) officially seize and hold (goods).

-“customs officers may detain goods for up to two days”

exemplary (a) serving as a desirable model; very good.

-“exemplary behaviour”

(a) (of a punishment) serving as a warning or deterrent.

-“exemplary sentencing may discourage the violent minority”

filing (n) a small particle rubbed off by a file when smoothing or shaping something.

-“iron filings”

geriatrics (n) the branch of medicine or social science dealing with the health and care of old people.
herbivorous (a) feeding only on plants
implode (v) collapse or cause to collapse violently inwards.

-“both the windows had imploded”

jurisdiction (n) the official power to make legal decisions and judgements.

-“the English court had no jurisdiction over the defendants”

(n) a system of law courts; a judicature.

-“in some jurisdictions there is a mandatory death sentence for murder”

(n) the territory or sphere of activity over which the legal authority of a court or other institution extends.

-“several different tax jurisdictions”

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