#25

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.

day25

attest (v) provide or serve as clear evidence of.

-“his status is attested by his becoming an alderman”

(v) declare that something exists or is the case.

-“I can attest to his tremendous energy”

(v) witness or certify formally.

-“the witnesses must attest and sign the will in the testator’s presence”

(v) enrol as ready for military service.

-“unfortunately for him, he attested”

(v) recruit (someone) for military service by putting them on oath to serve if called upon.

-“2,000,000 men were attested under this system”

breed (v) (of animals) mate and then produce offspring.

– “toads are said to return to the pond of their birth to breed”

(v) cause (an animal) to produce offspring, especially in a controlled and organized way.

-“bitches may not be bred from more than once a year”

-(v) develop (a variety of animal or plant) for a particular purpose or quality.

-“these horses are bred for this sport”

(v) rear and train (someone) to behave in a particular way.

-“Theodora had been beautifully bred”

(v) produce or lead to (something) over a period of time.

-“success had bred a certain arrogance”

(v) create (fissile material) by nuclear reaction.

(n) a stock of animals or plants within a species having a distinctive appearance and typically having been developed by deliberate selection.

-“the big continental breeds are eagerly being imported by British farmers”

(n) a sort or kind of person or thing.

-“a new breed of entrepreneurs was brought into being”

circlet (n) a circular band, typically one made of precious metal, worn on the head as an ornament.
demure (a) (of a woman or her behavior) reserved, modest, and shy.

-“a demure little wife who sits at home minding the house”

(a) (of clothing) suggesting that a woman is demure.

-“a demure white lace cap”

exuberance (n) the quality of being full of energy, excitement, and cheerfulness; ebullience.

-“a sense of youthful exuberance”

(n) the quality of growing profusely; luxuriance.

-“plants growing with wild exuberance”

fulsome (a) complimentary or flattering to an excessive degree.

-“the press are embarrassingly fulsome in their appreciation”

(a) of large size or quantity; generous or abundant.

-“the fulsome details of the later legend”

grotto (n) a small picturesque cave, especially an artificial one in a park or garden.

(n) an indoor structure resembling a cave.

-“visits to Father Christmas’s grotto”

hurl (v) throw or impel (someone or something) with great force.

-“rioters hurled a brick through the windscreen”

(v) push or impel (someone) violently

-“I seized Nathan and hurled him into the lobby”

(v) utter (abuse) vehemently

-“they were hurling insults over a back fence”

(v) vomit

-“it made me want to hurl”

impervious (a) not allowing fluid to pass through.

-“an impervious layer of basaltic clay”

(a) unable to be affected by.

-“he worked, apparently impervious to the heat”

junket (n) a dish of sweetened and flavored curds of milk.

-“junkets of apple-flavored cream”

(n) an extravagant trip or celebration, in particular one enjoyed by government officials at public expense.

-“the latest row over city council junkets”

(v) attend or go on a trip or celebration at public expense.

-“your MP’s worldwide junketing”

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