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. ❤
|amend||(v) make minor changes to (a text, piece of legislation, etc.) in order to make it fairer or more accurate, or to reflect changing circumstances.
-“the rule was amended to apply only to non-members”
(v) improve the texture or fertility of (soil).
-“amend your soil with peat moss or compost”
(v) put right.
-“a few things had gone wrong, but these had been amended”
|berate||(v) scold or criticize (someone) angrily.
-“she berated herself for being fickle”
|celibate||(a) abstaining from marriage and sexual relations, typically for religious reasons.
-“a celibate priest”
(a) having or involving no sexual relations.
-“a celibate lifestyle”
(n) a person who abstains from marriage and sexual relations.
-“he’s attracted and attractive to women and yet he lives as a celibate”
|denounce||(v) publicly declare to be wrong or evil.
-“the Assembly denounced the use of violence”
(v) inform against.
-“priests denounced him to the King for heresy”
|enthrall||(a) capture the fascinated attention of.
-“she had been so enthralled by the adventure that she had hardly noticed the cold”
-“it is as hard and dangerous to enthrall a people that would live free”
|forfeit||(v) lose or be deprived of (property or a right or privilege) as a penalty for wrongdoing.
-“those unable to meet their taxes were liable to forfeit their estates”
(v) lose or give up (something) as a necessary consequence of something else.
-“she didn’t mind forfeiting an hour in bed to muck out the horses”
(a) a fine or penalty for wrongdoing.
-“the loser must pay a forfeit”
(a) lost or surrendered as a penalty for wrongdoing.
-“his possessions were declared forfeit”
|grisly||(a) causing horror or disgust.
-“the town was shaken by a series of grisly crimes”
|hostage||(n) a person seized or held as security for the fulfillment of a condition.
-“they were held hostage by armed rebels”
|imprecation||(n) a spoken curse.
-“I pushed my way through, screaming imprecations”
|jaded||(a) bored or lacking enthusiasm, typically after having had too much of something.
-“meals to tempt the most jaded appetites”
(a) physically tired; exhausted.
-“I have to work tonight and I don’t want to become totally jaded before I even get there”