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. ❤
|apprehensive||(a) anxious or fearful that something bad or unpleasant will happen.
-“he felt apprehensive about going home”
(a) relating to perception or understanding.
|blithe||(a) showing a casual and cheerful indifference considered to be callous or improper.
-“a blithe disregard for the rules of the road”
(a) happy or carefree.
-“a blithe seaside comedy”
|confidence||(n) the feeling or belief that one can have faith in or rely on someone or something.
-“we had every confidence in the staff”
(n) the state of feeling certain about the truth of something.
-“I can say with confidence that I have never before driven up this street”
(n) a feeling of self-assurance arising from an appreciation of one’s own abilities or qualities.
-“she’s brimming with confidence”
(n) the telling of private matters or secrets with mutual trust.
-“someone with whom you may raise your suspicions in confidence”
(n) a secret or private matter told to someone under a condition of trust.
-“the girls exchanged confidences about their parents”
|derivation||(n) the action of obtaining something from a source or origin.
-“the derivation of scientific laws from observation”
(n) the formation of a word from another word or from a root in the same or another language.
(n) origin; extraction.
-“music of primarily Turkish derivation”
(n) something derived; a derivative.
-“a good dictionary includes derivations”
(n) the set of stages that link a sentence in a natural language to its underlying logical form.
(n) the process of deducing a new formula, theorem, etc., from previously accepted statements.
(n) a sequence of statements showing that a formula, theorem, etc., is a consequence of previously accepted statements.
|endear||(v) cause to be loved or liked.
-“Flora’s spirit and character endeared her to everyone who met her”
|fluency||(a) the quality or condition of being fluent
(a) the ability to speak or write a particular foreign language easily and accurately.
-“fluency in Spanish is essential”
(a) the ability to express oneself easily and articulately.
-“a job that calls for verbal fluency”
|glean||(v) obtain (information) from various sources, often with difficulty.
-“the information is gleaned from press cuttings”
(v) collect gradually.
-“objects gleaned from local markets”
(v) gather (leftover grain) after a harvest.
-“the conditions of farm workers in the 1890s made gleaning essential”
|hovel||(n) a small squalid or simply constructed dwelling.
-“people were living in rat-infested hovels”
(n) an open shed or outhouse, used for sheltering cattle or storing grain or tools.
(n) a conical building enclosing a kiln.
|indigent||(a) poor; needy.
-“a charity for the relief of indigent artists”
(n) a needy person.
|jab||(v) poke roughly or quickly, especially with something sharp or pointed.
-“she jabbed him in his ribs”
(n) a quick, sharp blow, especially with the fist.
-“a jab in the stomach”