#23

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.

day23

affirmation (n) the action or process of affirming something or being affirmed

-“he nodded in affirmation”

(n) emotional support or encouragement

-“the lack of one or both parents’ affirmation leaves some children emotionally crippled”

bucolic (a) of or relating to the pleasant aspects of the countryside and country life

-“the church is lovely for its bucolic setting”

(n) a pastoral poem.

chronicle (n) a factual written account of important or historical events in the order of their occurrence.

(v) record (a related series of events) in a factual and detailed way

-“his work chronicles 20th-century displacement and migration”

delta (n) the fourth letter of the Greek alphabet (Δ, δ), transliterated as ‘d.’

(n) a code word representing the letter D, used in radio communication.

(n) variation of a variable or function.

(n) a finite increment.

(n) (astronomy) declination.

(n) a triangular tract of sediment deposited at the mouth of a river, typically where it diverges into several outlets.

errant (a) erring or straying from the proper course or standards

-“he could never forgive his daughter’s errant ways”

(a) traveling in search of adventure

-“that same lady errant”

(a) (zoology) (of a polychaete worm) of a predatory kind that moves about actively and is not confined to a tube or burrow.

fusillade (n) a series of shots fired or missiles thrown all at the same time or in quick succession

-“marchers had to dodge a fusillade of missiles”

(v) attack (a place) or shoot down (someone) by a series of shots fired at the same time or in quick succession.

gull (n) a long-winged, web-footed seabird with a raucous call, typically having white plumage with a gray or black mantle.

(v) fool or deceive (someone)

-“workers had been gulled into inflicting poverty and deprivation upon themselves”

(n) a person who is fooled or deceived.

hull (n) the main body of a ship or other vessel, including the bottom, sides, and deck but not the masts, superstructure, rigging, engines, and other fittings.

(v) hit and pierce the hull of (a ship) with a missile.

-“the ship was being hulled and all would die”

(n) the outer covering of a fruit or seed, especially the pod of peas and beans, or the husk of grain.

(v) remove the hulls from (fruit, seeds, or grain).

-“a cup of hulled strawberries”

incorporeal (a) not composed of matter; having no material existence.

-“a supreme but incorporeal being called God”

(a) having no physical existence

jargon (n) special words or expressions used by a profession or group that are difficult for others to understand. “legal jargon”

(n) a form of language regarded as barbarous, debased, or hybrid.

(n) a translucent, colourless, or smoky gem variety of zircon.

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