#41

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.

day41

aesthetic (a) concerned with beauty or the appreciation of beauty.

-“the pictures give great aesthetic pleasure”

(n) a set of principles underlying the work of a particular artist or artistic movement.

-“the Cubist aesthetic”

bestial (a) of or like an animal or animals.

-“Darwin’s revelations about our bestial beginnings”

(a) savagely cruel and depraved.

-“bestial and barbaric acts”

carnal (a) relating to physical, especially sexual, needs and activities.

-“carnal desire”

dissolution (n) the action of formally ending or dismissing an assembly, partnership, or official body.

-“the dissolution of their marriage”

(n) debauched living; dissipation.

-“an advanced state of dissolution”

engaging (a) charming and attractive.

-“an engaging smile”

(v) occupy or attract (someone’s interest or attention).

-“he ploughed on, trying to outline his plans and engage Sutton’s attention”

(v) involve someone in (a conversation or discussion).

-“they attempted to engage Anthony in conversation”

(v) participate or become involved in.

-“organizations engage in a variety of activities” (v) arrange to employ or hire (someone).

-“he was engaged as a trainee copywriter”

(v) pledge or enter into a contract to do something.

-“he engaged to pay them £10,000 against a bond”

(v) reserve (accommodation, a place, etc.) in advance.

-“she had offered to engage a room in the house of the woman”

(v) enter into combat with (an enemy).

-“tank and infantry units engaged the enemy”

forge (v) make or shape (a metal object) by heating it in a fire or furnace and hammering it.

-“he forged a great suit of black armor”

(v) create (something) strong, enduring, or successful.

-“the two women forged a close bond”

(v) produce a fraudulent copy or imitation of (a document, signature, banknote, or work of art).

-“the signature on the cheque was forged”

gadfly (n) a fly that bites livestock, especially a horsefly, warble fly, or botfly.

(n) a person who annoys or criticizes others in order to provoke them into action.

-“always a gadfly, he attacked intellectual orthodoxies”

hazardous (a) risky; dangerous.

-“we work in hazardous conditions”

impending (v) be about to happen.

-“my impending departure” (v) (of something bad) be looming.

-“the melancholy fate which impended over his nephew”

knoll (n) a small hill or mound.

-“a grassy knoll”

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