#39

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.

day39

amicable (a) characterized by friendliness and absence of discord.

-“an amicable settlement of the dispute”

bode (v) be a portent of a particular outcome.

-“their argument did not bode well for the future”

cataract (n) a large waterfall.

-“the river descends in a succession of spectacular cataracts”

(n) a sudden rush of water; a downpour.

-“the rain enveloped us in a deafening cataract”

(n) a medical condition in which the lens of the eye becomes progressively opaque, resulting in blurred vision.

-“she had cataracts in both eyes”

discretion (n) the quality of behaving or speaking in such a way as to avoid causing offence or revealing confidential information.

-“she knew she could rely on his discretion”

(n) the freedom to decide what should be done in a particular situation.

-“local authorities should use their discretion in setting the charges”

encomiastic (a) formally expressing praise

-“How splendid—what taste—how very beautiful—so elegant—so massive—so chaste! and fifty other encomiastic phrases.”

frond (n) the leaf or leaf-like part of a palm, fern, or similar plant.

– “fronds of bracken”

gourmand (n) a person who enjoys eating and often eats too much.

(n) a connoisseur of good food; a gourmet.

hereafter (adv) from now on

-“he’d promised that Rachel would be the idol of his heart hereafter”.

(n) life after death.

-“suffering is part of our preparation for the hereafter”

incorporate (v) take in or contain (something) as part of a whole; include.

-“he has incorporated in his proposals a number of measures”

(v) combine (ingredients) into one substance.

-“add the cheeses and butter and process briefly to incorporate them”

(v) constitute (a company, city, or other organization) as a legal corporation.

-“limited liability companies could only be incorporated under the 1930 Act”

(a) having a bodily form; embodied.

-“through an incorporate resilience, slighted confidence restores itself”

knotty (a) full of knots.

-“paneling in knotty pine”

(a) extremely difficult or complex.

-“a knotty legal problem”

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