#21

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.

day21

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”

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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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