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. ❤
|animadversion||(n) criticism or censure.
-“her animadversion against science”
(n) a comment or remark, especially a critical one.
-“animadversions that the poet receives quite humbly”
|boost||(v) help or encourage (something) to increase or improve.
-“a range of measures to boost tourism”
(v) push from below.
-“Andy boosted him up high enough to reach the keys”
(n) a source of help or encouragement leading to increase or improvement.
-“the cut in interest rates will give a further boost to the economy”
(n) a push from below.
|condescend||(v) show that one feels superior; be patronizing.
-“take care not to condescend to your reader”
(v) do something in such a way as to emphasize that one clearly regards it as below one’s dignity or level of importance.
-“he condescended to see me at my hotel”
|dissuade||(v) persuade (someone) not to take a particular course of action.
-“his friends tried to dissuade him from flying”
|expansive||(v) covering a wide area in terms of space or scope; extensive.
(v) (of a person or their manner) relaxed and genially frank and communicative.
-“he was in an expansive mood”
|fringe||(n) an ornamental border of threads left loose or formed into tassels or twists, used to edge clothing or material.
-“a long grey skirt with a fringe”
(n) the front part of someone’s hair, cut so as to hang over the forehead.
-“she smiled as she pushed her fringe back out of her eyes”
(v) decorate (clothing or material) with a fringe.
-“a rich robe of gold, fringed with black velvet”
|gruel||(n) a thin liquid food of oatmeal or other meal boiled in milk or water.|
|humdrum||(a) lacking excitement or variety; boringly monotonous.
-“humdrum routine work”
(a) monotonous routine.
-“an escape from the humdrum of his life”
|inscrutable||(a) impossible to understand or interpret.
-“Guy looked blankly inscrutable”
|jetsam||(n) unwanted material or goods that have been thrown overboard from a ship and washed ashore, especially material that has been discarded to lighten the vessel.
-“there was plenty of good kindling among the jetsam on the beach”