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. ❤
|aloof||(a) not friendly or forthcoming; cool and distant.
-“they were courteous but faintly aloof”
(a) conspicuously uninvolved.
-“he stayed aloof from the bickering”
|buoyant||(a) able or tending to keep afloat or rise to the top of a liquid or gas.
-“a buoyant substance”
(a) cheerful and optimistic.
-“the conference ended with the party in a buoyant mood”
|constitution||(n) a body of fundamental principles or established precedents according to which a state or other organization is acknowledged to be governed.
-“Britain lacks a codified constitution”
(n) a decree, ordinance, or law.
(n) the composition of something.
-“the genetic constitution of a species”
(n) the action of forming or establishing something. “the constitution of a police authority”
-(n) a person’s physical state as regards vitality, health, and strength.
-“pregnancy had weakened her constitution”
(n) a person’s character.
-“the individual’s constitution is commonly described as his nature”
|dilute||(v) make (a liquid) thinner or weaker by adding water or another solvent to it.
-“bleach can be diluted with cold water”
(a) (of a liquid) made thinner or weaker by having had water or another solvent added to it.
|etymology||(n) the study of the origin of words and the way in which their meanings have changed throughout history.
-“the decline of etymology as a linguistic discipline”
(n) the origin of a word and the historical development of its meaning.
-“the etymology of the word ‘devil’”
|flotsam||(n) the wreckage of a ship or its cargo found floating on or washed up by the sea.
-“we were still finding interesting pieces of flotsam on the beach”
(n) people or things that have been rejected or discarded as worthless.
-“the room was cleared of boxes and other flotsam”
|girth||(n) the measurement around the middle of something, especially a person’s waist.
-“idle men of great girth” (n) a band attached to a saddle and fastened around a horse’s belly to keep the saddle in place.
-“a horse’s girth”
(v) surround; encircle.
-“the four seas that girth Britain”
|hybrid||(n) the offspring of two plants or animals of different species or varieties, such as a mule.
-“the bird was a hybrid of a goose and a swan”
(n) a thing made by combining two different elements.
-“jungle is a hybrid of reggae and house music”
(a) of mixed character; composed of different elements.
-“hybrid diesel-electric buses”
(a) bred as a hybrid from different species or varieties.
-“a hybrid variety”
|insurrection||(n) a violent uprising against an authority or government.
-“the insurrection was savagely put down”
|juxtapose||(v) place or deal with close together for contrasting effect.
-“black-and-white photos of slums were starkly juxtaposed with color images”