#18

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.

day18

arboreal (a) living in trees.

-“arboreal rodents”

(a) relating to trees.

bombardment (n) a continuous attack with bombs, shells, or other missiles.

-“an aerial bombardment will precede the attack”

(n) a continuous flow of questions, criticisms, or information.

-“a steady bombardment of emails and phone calls”

cloying (a) causing or tending to cause disgust or aversion through excess, overly ingratiating or sentimental.

-“a romantic, rather cloying story”

depose (v) remove from office suddenly and forcefully.

-“he had been deposed by a military coup”

(v) testify to or give (evidence) under oath, typically in a written statement.

-“every affidavit shall state which of the facts deposed to are within the deponent’s knowledge”

expeditious (a) done with speed and efficiency.

-“an expeditious investigation”

funereal (a) having the mournful, sombre character appropriate to a funeral.

-“Erika was moving at a funereal pace”

groom (v) brush and clean the coat of (a horse, dog, or other animal).

-“the horses were groomed and taken to shows”

(v) prepare or train (someone) for a particular purpose or activity.

-“star pupils who are groomed for higher things”

(n) a person employed to take care of horses.

-“he tossed his horse’s reins to a groom”

(n) a bridegroom.

holocaust (n) destruction or slaughter on a mass scale, especially caused by fire or nuclear war.

-“a nuclear holocaust”

(n) a Jewish sacrificial offering which was burnt completely on an altar.

inadvertently (adv) without intention; accidentally.

-“his name had been inadvertently omitted from the list”

jettison (v) throw or drop (something) from an aircraft or ship.

-“six aircraft jettisoned their loads in the sea”

(v) the action of jettisoning something.

-“the jettison lever”

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