#26

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.

day26

anomaly (n) something that deviates from what is standard, normal, or expected.

-“there are a number of anomalies in the present system”

(n) the angular distance of a planet or satellite from its last perihelion or perigee.

bigotry (n) intolerance towards those who hold different opinions from oneself.

-“the difficulties of combating prejudice and bigotry”

complement (n) a thing that contributes extra features to something else in such a way as to improve or emphasize its quality.

-“local ales provide the perfect complement to fine food”

(n) a number or quantity of something, especially that required to make a group complete.

-“at the moment we have a full complement of staff”

(v) contribute extra features to (someone or something) in such a way as to improve or emphasize their qualities.

-“a classic blazer complements a look that’s smart or casual”

deprecate (v) express disapproval of.

-“what I deprecate is persistent indulgence”

(v) another term for depreciate

-“he deprecates the value of children’s television”

equestrian (a) relating to horse riding.

-“his amazing equestrian skills”

(n) a rider or performer on horseback.

fruitful (a) (of a tree, plant, or land) producing much fruit; fertile.

-“this seed will grow into a lovely fruitful tree”

(a) producing good or helpful results; productive.

-“memoirs can be a fruitful source of information”

(a) (of a person) producing many offspring.

-“and God said unto them, Be fruitful and multiply”

grumble (v) complain about something in a bad-tempered way.

-“‘I’m getting old,’ she grumbled”

(v) make a low rumbling sound.

-“thunder was grumbling somewhere in the distance”

(n) a complaint.

-“the main grumble is that he spends too much time away”

(n) a low rumbling sound. -rumble, gurgle, murmur, growl, roar

-“the grumble of his stomach”

hermetic (a) (of a seal or closure) complete and airtight.

-“a hermetic seal that ensures perfect waterproofing”

(a) relating to an ancient occult tradition encompassing alchemy, astrology, and theosophy.

-“some saw in the Hermetic texts an anticipation of Christianity”

indigenous (a) originating or occurring naturally in a particular place; native.

-“the indigenous peoples of Siberia”

jocose (a) playful or humorous.

-“a jocose allusion”

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9 thoughts on “#26

  1. Hi,
    You posted it in Drama, but it was so creative the way you combined those 10 words, I thought it was kind of funny. Educational since you defined them as well. Innovative!
    Thanks for visiting my blog a few moments ago. I am liked you liked my International Link Roundup.
    Janice

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      1. Hi WordStoryaDay, I would love to stumble your article for you, but I looked when I got home from work and still don’t see a notification that you subscribed to my blog. If you need help, please let me know because you are coming in as Anonymous or Someone.
        Janice

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