#40

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.

day40

annul (v) declare invalid (an official agreement, decision, or result).

-“the elections were annulled by the general amid renewed protests”

(v) declare (a marriage) to have had no legal existence.

-“her first marriage was finally annulled by His Holiness”

badinage (n) humorous or witty conversation.

-“he developed a nice line in badinage with the Labor leader”

claustrophobia (n) extreme or irrational fear of confined places.

-“the small stuffy room had begun to give him claustrophobia”

doctrine (n) a belief or set of beliefs held and taught by a Church, political party, or other group.

-“the doctrine of predestination”

(n) a stated principle of government policy, mainly in foreign or military affairs.

-“the Truman Doctrine”

executive (a) relating to or having the power to put plans or actions into effect.

– “an executive chairman”

(n) a person with senior managerial responsibility in a business.

-“account executives”

(n) the branch of a government responsible for putting decisions or laws into effect.

(n) suitable for a senior business executive.

-“an executive house”

(n) an executive committee or other body within an organization.

-“the union executive”

(n) the branch of a government responsible for putting decisions or laws into effect.

frieze (n) a broad horizontal band of sculpted or painted decoration, especially on a wall near the ceiling.

-“the horsemen of the Parthenon frieze”

(n) a horizontal paper strip mounted on a wall to give an effect similar to that of a sculpted or painted frieze.

-“a wallpaper frieze with chickens on it”

(n) the part of an entablature between the architrave and the cornice.

(n) heavy, coarse woolen cloth with a nap, usually on one side only.

grandiose (a) extravagantly or pretentiously imposing in appearance or style.

-“the court’s grandiose façade”

(a) conceived on a very grand or ambitious scale.

-“grandiose plans to reform the world”

hierarchy (n) a system in which members of an organization or society are ranked according to relative status or authority.

-“the initiative was with those lower down in the hierarchy”

(n) the clergy of the Catholic Church or of an episcopal Church.

-“the Roman Catholic hierarchy in Romania”

(n) the upper echelons of a hierarchical system.

-“the magazine was read quite widely even by some of the hierarchy”

(n) an arrangement or classification of things according to relative importance or inclusiveness.

-“a taxonomic hierarchy of phyla, classes, orders, families, genera, and species”

(n) the traditional system of orders of angels and other heavenly beings.

-“the heavenly hierarchy”

imposture (n) an instance of pretending to be someone else in order to deceive others.

-“I discovered the imposture as soon as her doppelgänger arrived”

knead (v) work (moistened flour or clay) into dough or paste with the hands.

(v) massage or squeeze with the hands.

-“she kneaded his back”

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