#42

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.

day42

aphasia (n) inability (or impaired ability) to understand or produce speech, as a result of brain damage.
benefactor (n) a person who gives money or other help to a person or cause.

-“a low-interest loan from a benefactor allowed them to build a floor for the exhibition hall”

cession (n) the formal giving up of rights, property, or territory by a state.

-“the cession of twenty important towns”

deference (n) polite submission and respect.

-“he addressed her with the deference due to age”

embrace (v) hold (someone) closely in one’s arms, especially as a sign of affection.

-“Aunt Sophie embraced her warmly”

(v) accept (a belief, theory, or change) willingly and enthusiastically.

-“besides traditional methods, artists are embracing new technology”

(v) include or contain (something) as a constituent part.

-“his career embraces a number of activities—composing, playing, and acting”

(n) an act of holding someone closely in one’s arms.

-“they were locked in an embrace”

(n) used to refer to something which is regarded as surrounding, holding, or restricting someone.

-“totalitarianism has meant that no interest falls outside the embrace of the state”

(n) an act of accepting something willingly or enthusiastically.

– “their eager embrace of foreign influences”

finite (a) limited in size or extent.

-“every computer has a finite amount of memory”

(a) (of a verb form) having a specific tense, number, and person.

glaring (a) giving out or reflecting a strong or dazzling light.

-“the glaring sun”

(a) staring fiercely or fixedly.

-“their glaring eyes” (a) highly obvious or conspicuous.

-“there is a glaring omission in the data”

hireling (n) a person employed to do menial work.

-“he is a poorly paid hireling of a wealthy white woman”

(n) a person who works purely for material reward.

-“the government’s paid hirelings assure us that we’re on our way out of recession”

imponderable (n) a factor that is difficult or impossible to estimate or assess.

-“there are too many imponderables for an overall prediction”

(a) difficult or impossible to estimate or assess.

-“imponderable longer-term prospects”

(a) very light.

kneel (v) be in or assume a position in which the body is supported by a knee or the knees, as when praying or showing submission.

-“they knelt down and prayed”

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