Saturday Word of the Day: Carte blanche

*Carte blanche: unconditional authority; full discretionary power. Velo had been given carte blanche over the trial, there was no jury. Mella's life laid in his hands, actions would be taken on his opinion of events. There was a lot to consider, contradicting accounts and information to examine, but yet none of that really mattered. All … Continue reading Saturday Word of the Day: Carte blanche

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Saturday Word of the Day: Amour-Propre

A/N: Just a quick piece today as I'm very tired; I spent the whole day volunteering in the Friar's Folly Tavern at the Abbey Medieval Festival. *Amour-propre: self-esteem; self-respect “Come on love show us a trick then!” “No, I don’t think I’ll be doing that thank you very much!” “Aww, don’t be shy love we … Continue reading Saturday Word of the Day: Amour-Propre

Saturday Word of the Day: Plantigrade

*Plantigrade: walking on the whole sole of the foot, as humans, and bears. Echo found it strange that the Narripsans didn’t walk plantigrade, as she did. Yet they had designed her to walk as such and yet also created her in their image. When she encountered her first human she was delighted by the fact … Continue reading Saturday Word of the Day: Plantigrade

Saturday Word of the Day: Armamentarium

A/N: Just a very short piece today for a very long word. *Armamentarium: the aggregate of equipment, methods, and techniques available to one for carrying out one’s duties. Surely there is no better armamentarium for teaching the next generation than a library, with books on every topic to feed any craving for knowledge and books … Continue reading Saturday Word of the Day: Armamentarium

Saturday Word of the Day: Stanchless

*Stanchless: Incessant: a stanchless torrent of words. Cindy had a habit of rambling when she was anxious, a habit that frankly, Richard didn’t care for. Her stanchless droning was ever so irksome and he considered it a mystery how he had lived with it for so long before moving out. The two siblings were as … Continue reading Saturday Word of the Day: Stanchless

Saturday Word of the Day: Brontide

*Brontide: a rumbling noise heard occasionally in some parts of the world, probably caused by seismic activity. There's a thundering noise, although the sky is clear, and a panicked look forms on Argus' face. "We should move," giving no explanation Argus begins walking off. "Wait, where are you going?" Joy yells out after him. "I'm … Continue reading Saturday Word of the Day: Brontide

Saturday Word of the Day: Ferly

A/N: Today's my birthday so for this weekend I'm offering my ebook 'The Short Story Press Collection' for free on Amazon. If you'd like to grab a copy, now's the time, and if you feel like it I'd love for you to leave me a review! Now without further ado, today's story. *Ferly: something unusual, … Continue reading Saturday Word of the Day: Ferly

Saturday Word of the Day: Omnifarious

A/N: I have no idea if I've used this word correctly. Also have kept this short as I'm running on phone data this weekend. *Omnifariois: of all forms, varieties, or kinds It's hard to choose a pet when you love an omnifarious range of pet store animals. There's the cute little kittens who seem playful … Continue reading Saturday Word of the Day: Omnifarious

Saturday Word of the Day: Truthiness

*Truthiness: the quality of seeming to be true according to one’s intuition, opinion, or perception without regard to logic, factual evidence, or the like. “This whole campaign seems to lack truthiness, it reeks of dishonesty and backdoor deals!” Clarice slammed a campaign pamphlet on the table. “Why? I mean who thinks this is a good … Continue reading Saturday Word of the Day: Truthiness

Saturday Word of the Day: Cinquefoil

*Cinquefoil: any of several plants of the rose family, having yellow, red, or white five-petaled flowers. Sellie loved to garden, ever since she’d gotten a place of her own she’d endeavoured to cultivate the most beautiful garden in Witches Hollow. Before entering her home people would be greeted by an array of singing cinquefoils, it … Continue reading Saturday Word of the Day: Cinquefoil