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. ❤
|antiquity||(n) the ancient past, especially the period of classical and other human civilizations before the Middle Ages.
-“the great civilizations of antiquity”
(n) an object, building, or work of art from the ancient past.
-“a collection of Islamic antiquities”
(n) great age.
-“a church of great antiquity”
|blandishment||(n) a flattering or pleasing statement or action used as a means of gently persuading someone to do something.
-“the blandishments of the travel brochure”
|cartographer||(n) A person who draws maps and charts is a cartographer.
-“Authors of novels and stories in which imaginary places are described also support their description with maps, and thus make an attempt to be cartographers.”
|demagogue||(n) a political leader who seeks support by appealing to popular desires and prejudices rather than by using rational argument.
-“the Senator was a gifted demagogue, with particular skill in manipulating the press”
(n) (in ancient Greece and Rome) a leader or orator who espoused the cause of the common people.
-“the Athenian demagogues had definite and valuable functions within the state”
|enact||(v) make (a bill or other proposal) law.
-“legislation was enacted to attract international companies”
(v) put into practice (an idea or suggestion).
-“the pressure group’s aim was to see the proposals enacted”
(v) act out (a role or play) on stage.
-“Mystery Plays were staged and enacted by members of the guilds”
(v) take place.
-“walkers stopped to watch, aware that some tragedy was being enacted”
|flirt||(v) behave as though sexually attracted to someone, but playfully rather than with serious intentions.
-“she began to tease him, flirting with other men in front of him”
(v) experiment with or show a superficial interest in (an idea, activity, or movement) without committing oneself to it seriously.
-“a painter who had flirted briefly with Cubism”
(v) deliberately expose oneself to (danger or difficulty).
-“the need of some individuals to flirt with death”
(v) (of a bird) wave or open and shut (its wings or tail) with a quick flicking motion.
-“a moorhen stepped out of the reeds, flirting its white tail”
(v) move quickly to and fro with a fluttering motion.
-“the lark was flirting around the site”
(n) a person who habitually flirts.
-“Jim was an outrageous flirt”
|gorge||(n) a narrow valley between hills or mountains, typically with steep rocky walls and a stream running through it.
(n) the throat. the crop of a hawk.
(n) a narrow rear entrance to a bastion, outwork, or other fortification.
(n) a mass of ice obstructing a narrow passage, especially a river.
(v) eat a large amount greedily; fill oneself with food.
-“they gorged themselves on Cornish cream teas”
|headfirst||(adv) without taking time to think about your actions
-“She rushed into the relationship headfirst.”
(adv) with the head foremost
-“dove headfirst into the waves”
|improvise||(v) create and perform (music, drama, or verse) spontaneously or without preparation.
-“he invited actors to improvise dialogue”
(v) produce or make (something) from whatever is available.
-“I improvised a costume for myself out of an old blue dress”
|jabber||(v) talk in a rapid, excited, and often incomprehensible way.
-“he jabbered on about football”
(n) rapid, excited, and often incomprehensible speech.