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. ❤
|amazon||(n) a member of a legendary race of female warriors believed by the ancient Greeks to exist in Scythia or elsewhere on the edge of the known world.
(n) a very tall and strong or athletic woman.
(n) a parrot, typically green, found in Central and South America.
|beeline||(n) a straight line between two places.|
|casualty||(n) a person killed or injured in a war or accident.
-“the shelling caused thousands of civilian casualties”
(n) a person or thing badly affected by an event or situation.
-“the building industry has been one of the casualties of the recession”
(n) the casualty department of a hospital.
-“he went to casualty to have a cut stitched”
|dilemma||(n) a situation in which a difficult choice has to be made between two or more alternatives, especially ones that are equally undesirable.
-“he wants to make money, but he also disapproves of it: Den’s dilemma in a nutshell”
(n) a difficult situation or problem.
-“the insoluble dilemma of adolescence”
(n) an argument forcing an opponent to choose either of two unfavorable alternatives.
|elegy||(n) (in modern literature) a poem of serious reflection, typically a lament for the dead.
(n) (in Greek and Latin verse) a poem written in elegiac couplets, as notably by Catullus and Propertius.
|fiend||(n) an evil spirit or demon.
(n) an enthusiast or devotee of a particular thing.
-“a football fiend”
|grill||(n) a device on a cooker that radiates heat downwards for cooking food.
-“place under a hot grill”
(v) cook (food) using a grill.
-“grill the trout for five minutes”
(v) subject (someone) to intense questioning or interrogation.
-“my father grilled us about what we had been doing”
|harrowing||(a) acutely distressing.
-“a harrowing film about racism and violence”
(v) draw a harrow over (land).
-“they ploughed and harrowed the heavy clay”
(v) cause distress to.
-“Todd could take it, whereas I’m harrowed by it”
|implicate||(v) show (someone) to be involved in a crime.
-“he implicated his government in the murders of three judges”
(v) convey (a meaning) indirectly through what one says, rather than stating it explicitly.
-“by saying that coffee would keep her awake, Mary implicated that she didn’t want any”
(n) a thing implied.
|knell||(n) the sound of a bell, especially when rung solemnly for a death or funeral.
(n) used in reference to an announcement, event, or sound that warns of the end of something.
-“emails and text messages are sounding the knell for the written word”
(v) (of a bell) ring solemnly, especially for a death or funeral.
(v) proclaim (something) by or as if by a knell.