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. ❤
|aptitude||(n) a natural ability to do something.
-“children with an aptitude for painting and drawing”
(n) a natural tendency.
-“his aptitude for deceit”
|barefaced||(a) shameless and undisguised.
-“a barefaced lie”
(a) having an uncovered face.
-“his years of working barefaced, breathing down dust”
|cavalier||(n) a supporter of King Charles I in the English Civil War.
– “Cavaliers dying for King Charles”
(n) a courtly gentleman, especially one acting as a lady’s escort.
(a) showing a lack of proper concern; offhand.
-“Anne was irritated by his cavalier attitude”
|desiccate||(a) remove the moisture from (something), typically in order to preserve it.
(a) lacking interest, passion, or energy.
-“a desiccated history of ideas”
|engender||(v) cause or give rise to (a feeling, situation, or condition).
-“the issue engendered continuing controversy”
(v) (of a father) beget (offspring).
|fluke||(n) an unlikely chance occurrence, especially a surprising piece of luck.
-“their victory was a bit of a fluke”
(v) achieve (something) by luck rather than skill.
(n) a parasitic flatworm which typically has suckers and hooks for attachment to the host. Some species are of veterinary or medical importance.
(n) a flatfish, especially a flounder.
(n) a broad triangular plate on the arm of an anchor.
(n) either of the lobes of a whale’s tail.
|genesis||(n) the origin or mode of formation of something.
-“this tale had its genesis in fireside stories”
|handsome||(a) (of a man) good-looking. (of a woman) striking and imposing rather than conventionally pretty.
-“a handsome woman of 30”
(a) (of a thing) well made, imposing, and of obvious quality.
-“handsome cookery books”
(a) (of a number, sum of money, or margin) substantial.
-“he was elected by a handsome majority”
|impoverish||(v) make (a person or area) poor.
-“the wars had impoverished him”
(v) exhaust the strength or vitality of.
-“the soil was impoverished by annual burning”
|jovial||(a) cheerful and friendly.
-“she was in a jovial mood”