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. ❤
|antique||(n) a collectable object such as a piece of furniture or work of art that has a high value because of its age and quality.
-“Pauline loves collecting antiques”
(a) having a high value because of age and quality.
-“an antique clock”
(a) belonging to ancient times.
-“statues of antique gods”
(v) make (something) resemble an antique by artificial means.
-“sanding will change the luster of the sanded spot, especially if the finish has been antiqued”
|boor||(n) a rough and bad-mannered person.|
|chimerical||(a) unreal; imaginary; visionary: a chimerical terrestrial paradise.
(a) wildly fanciful; highly unrealistic: a chimerical plan.
|dilate||(v) make or become wider, larger, or more open.
-“her eyes dilated with horror”
(v) speak or write at length on (a subject).
-“the faithful could hear the minister dilate on the role religion could play”
|expatriate||(n) a person who lives outside their native country.
-“American expatriates in London”
(a) denoting or relating to a person living outside their native country.
(v) send (a person or money) abroad.
-“we expatriated the prisoners of war immediately after the end of the war”
|frolicsome||(a) lively and playful|
|geniality||(n) the quality of having a friendly and cheerful manner; affability.
-“he was endowed with geniality and good humour”
|haunt||(v) (of a ghost) manifest itself at (a place) regularly.
-“a grey lady who haunts the chapel”
(n) a place frequented by a specified person.
-“the bar was a favourite haunt of artists of the time”
|irony||(n) the expression of one’s meaning by using language that normally signifies the opposite, typically for humorous or emphatic effect.
-“‘Don’t go overboard with the gratitude,’ he rejoined with heavy irony”
(n) a state of affairs or an event that seems deliberately contrary to what one expects and is often wryly amusing as a result.
-“the irony is that I thought he could help me”
(n) a literary technique, originally used in Greek tragedy, by which the full significance of a character’s words or actions is clear to the audience or reader although unknown to the character.
|kindle||(v) set (something) on fire.
-“he kindled a fire of dry grass”
(v) arouse or inspire (an emotion or feeling).
-“a love of art was kindled in me”
(v) (of an emotion) be aroused.
-“she hesitated, suspicion kindling within her”