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.
(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”