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. ❤
|acquittal||(n) a judgment or verdict that a person is not guilty of the crime with which they have been charged.
-“the trial resulted in an acquittal”
|bereft||(a) deprived of or lacking (something).
-“her room was stark and bereft of color”
(a) (of a person) sad and lonely, especially through someone’s death or departure.
-“his death in 1990 left her bereft”
|choice||(n) an act of choosing between two or more possibilities.
-“the choice between good and evil”
(n) the right or ability to choose.
-“I had to do it, I had no choice”
(n) a range of possibilities from which one or more may be chosen.
-“you can have a sofa made in a choice of forty fabrics”
(n) a thing or person which is chosen.
-“this disk drive is the perfect choice for your computer”
(a) (especially of food) of very good quality.
-“he picked some choice early plums”
(a) (of words or language) rude and abusive.
-“he had a few choice words at his command”
|dismantle||(v) take (a machine or structure) to pieces.
-“the engines were dismantled and the bits piled into a heap”
|extol||(v) praise enthusiastically.
-“he extolled the virtues of the Russian people”
|fret||(v) be constantly or visibly anxious.
-“she fretted about the cost of groceries”
(v) cause anxiety to.
-“his absence during her times awake began to fret her”
(v) gradually wear away (something) by rubbing or gnawing.
-“the bay’s black waves fret the seafront”
(v) form (a channel or passage) by rubbing or wearing away.
-“what shape the sea has fretted into the land”
(n) a state of anxiety.
-“an economy in a state of fret and irritation”
|grudge||(n) a persistent feeling of ill will or resentment resulting from a past insult or injury.
-“I’ve never been one to hold a grudge”
(v) be resentfully unwilling to give or allow (something).
-“he grudged the work and time that the meeting involved”
|harbor||(n) a place on the coast where ships may moor in shelter, especially one protected from rough water by piers, jetties, and other artificial structures.
-“the curved breakwater was built of large stones to construct a small harbor”
(v) keep (a thought or feeling, typically a negative one) in one’s mind, especially secretly.
-“she started to harbor doubts about the wisdom of their journey”
(v) give a home or shelter to.
-“woodlands that once harbored a colony of red deer”
|induct||(v) admit (someone) formally to a post or organization.
-“arrangements for inducting new members to an organization”
(v) formally introduce (a member of the clergy) into possession of a benefice.
-“he was then inducted as vicar of St Paul’s”
(v) enlist (someone) for military service.
(v) introduce someone to (a difficult or obscure subject).
-“my master inducted me into the skills of magic”
(v) install in a seat or room.
-“Hugh and his friends were inducted into the most honorable seats”
|knit||(v) make (a garment or other item) by interlocking loops of wool or other yarn with knitting needles or on a machine.
-“she was knitting a sweater”
(v) unite or cause to unite.
-“disparate regions had begun to knit together under the king”
(n) knitted garments.
-“silky knits in pretty shades”