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.


avarice (n) extreme greed for wealth or material gain.

-“he was rich beyond the dreams of avarice”

besiege (v) surround (a place) with armed forces in order to capture it or force its surrender.

-“the king marched north to besiege Berwick”

(v) surround and harass.

-“she spent the whole day besieged by newsmen”

(v) be inundated by large numbers of requests or complaints.

-“the television station was besieged with calls”

censorious (a) severely critical of others.

-“censorious champions of morality”

demeanor (n) outward behavior or bearing.

-“his happy demeanor”

embezzlement (n) theft or misappropriation of funds placed in one’s trust or belonging to one’s employer.

-“charges of fraud and embezzlement”

fleck (n) a very small patch of color or light.

-“his blue eyes had grey flecks in them”

(v) mark or dot with small patches of color or particles of something.

-“the minarets are flecked with gold leaf”

glossary (n) an alphabetical list of words relating to a specific subject, text, or dialect, with explanations; a brief dictionary.

-“a glossary of Inuktitut words”

hoary (a) greyish white.

-“hoary cobwebs”

(a) overused and unoriginal; trite.

-“the hoary old adage often used by Fleet Street editors”

inchoate (a) just begun and so not fully formed or developed; rudimentary.

-“a still inchoate democracy”

(a) (of an offence, such as incitement or conspiracy) anticipating or preparatory to a further criminal act.

jocund (a) cheerful and light-hearted.

-“a jocund wedding party”


2 thoughts on “#21

  1. I remember having to do this activity in high school and even wrote poems with our vocabulary words of the week. Such a great mental exercise I should probably try to start doing for fun:)

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