#33

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.

day33

antecede (v) come before (something) in time, order, or position; precede.

-“investigative reporting long antecedes the invention of miniature cameras”

bouillon (n) thin soup or stock made by stewing meat, fish, or vegetables in water.
combustible (a) able to catch fire and burn easily.

-“a combustible gas”

(n) a combustible substance.

drone (v) make a continuous low humming sound.

-“in the far distance a machine droned”

(n) a continuous low humming sound.

-“he nodded off to the drone of the car engine”

(n) a continuous musical note of low pitch.

-“the drone rose by a third to A”

extraneous (a) irrelevant or unrelated to the subject being dealt with.

-“one is obliged to wade through many pages of extraneous material”

(a) of external origin.

-“when the transmitter pack is turned off no extraneous noise is heard”

frolicsome (a) lively and playful.
growl (v) (of an animal, especially a dog) make a low guttural sound of hostility in the throat.

-“the dogs yapped and growled at his heels”

(v) (of a person) say something in a low harsh voice, typically in a threatening manner.

-“‘Keep out of this,’ he growled”

(v) make a low or harsh rumbling sound.

-“thunder growls without warning from a summer sky”

(n) a growling sound made by a hostile animal.

-“the bulldog lumbered to her feet with a threatening growl”

(n) a low, harsh sound or utterance.

-“with a growl of fury, he tightened his grip”

hiatus (n) a pause or break in continuity in a sequence or activity.

-“there was a brief hiatus in the war with France”

(n) a break between two vowels coming together but not in the same syllable, as in the ear and cooperate.

– “the diaphragmatic hiatus was larger than necessary”

impetus (n) the force or energy with which a body moves.

-“hit the booster coil before the flywheel loses all its impetus”

(n) something that makes a process or activity happen or happen more quickly.

-“the ending of the Cold War gave new impetus to idealism”

knave (n) a dishonest or unscrupulous man.

(n) (in cards) a jack.

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4 thoughts on “#33

  1. It’s fun, highly!
    I had never thought to use specific words to write a text …
    and you bring us back a very interesting glossary, from which I can learn (well, you see that English is not my mother tongue …)
    I am quite taken by trying to “avoid” certain words in current use, especially when you are not in the right mood!
    Compliments… :-)c

    Liked by 1 person

  2. It’s fun, highly!
    I had never thought to use specific words to write a text …
    and you bring us back a very interesting glossary, from which I can learn (well, you see that English is not my mother tongue …)
    I am quite taken by trying to “avoid” certain words in current use, especially when you are not in the right mood!
    Compliments… ;-)c

    Liked by 1 person

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