#20

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.

day20

audacious (a) showing a willingness to take surprisingly bold risks.

-“a series of audacious takeovers”

(a) showing an impudent lack of respect.

-“he made an audacious remark”

brim (n) the projecting edge around the bottom of a hat.

-“a soft hat with a turned-up brim”

(n) the upper edge or lip of a cup, bowl, or other container.

-“he filled her glass to the brim”

(v) be full to the point of overflowing.

-“a brimming cup”

commandeer (v) officially take possession or control of (something), especially for military purposes.

-“a nearby house had been commandeered by the army”

(v) take possession of (something) by force.

-“the truck was commandeered by a mob”

(v) enlist (someone) to help in a task.

-“he commandeered the men to find a table”

disgruntle (a) angry or dissatisfied.

-“judges receive letters from disgruntled members of the public”

expropriate (v) (of the state or an authority) take (property) from its owner for public use or benefit.

-“their assets were expropriated by the government”

(v) dispossess (someone) of property.

-“the measures expropriated the landlords”

flagrant (a) (of an action considered wrong or immoral) conspicuously or obviously offensive.

-“a flagrant violation of the law”

gleam (v) shine brightly, especially with reflected light.

-“light gleamed on the china cats”

(n) a faint or brief light, especially one reflected from something.

-“the gleam of a silver tray”

hypocritical (a) behaving in a way that suggests one has higher standards or more noble beliefs than is the case.

-“we don’t go to church and we thought it would be hypocritical to have him christened”

irrevocable (a) not able to be changed, reversed, or recovered; final.

-“an irrevocable step”

juridical (a) relating to judicial proceedings and the administration of the law.

-“clear words are a matter of practical rather than juridical significance”

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