#17

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.

day17

blemish (n) a small mark or flaw which spoils the appearance of something.

-“the girl’s hands were without a blemish”

(v) spoil the appearance or quality of (something).

-“my main problem was a blemished skin”

curator (n) a keeper or custodian of a museum or other collection.

-“the curator of drawings at the National Gallery”

(n) a person who selects acts to perform at a music festival.

dignitary (n) a person considered to be important because of high rank or office.

-“the guests included former shareholders, local dignitaries, and many of the people directly involved with the project”

emboss (v) carve, mould, or stamp a design on (a surface or object) so that it stands out in relief.

-“an embossed brass dish”

(v) carve, mould, or stamp (a design) on a surface or object.

-“a dull gold casing with the logo embossed on the front”

forlorn (a) pitifully sad and abandoned or lonely.

-“forlorn figures at bus stops”

(a) (of an aim or endeavour) unlikely to succeed or be fulfilled.

-“a forlorn attempt to escape”

graduated (v) successfully complete an academic degree, course of training, or (North American) high school.

-“he graduated from Glasgow University in 1990”

(v) arrange in a series or according to a scale.

-“a graduated tax”

heedless (a) showing a reckless lack of care or attention.

-“‘Elaine!’ she shouted, heedless of attracting unwanted attention”

incantation (n) a series of words said as a magic spell or charm.

-“an incantation to raise the dead”

(n) the use of words as a magic spell.

-“there was no magic in such incantation”

juncture (n) a particular point in events or time.

-“it is difficult to say at this juncture whether this upturn can be sustained”

(n) a place where things join.

-“the plane crashed at the juncture of two mountains”

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