Saturday Word of the Day: Jockey

*Jockey: to manipulate cleverly or trickily. “Cynthia, perfect, just the person I wanted to see!” “What is it now, Nigel?” “I need your help, more precisely I need your specific set of skills.” “I don’t do that kind of stuff anymore, Nigel.” “Pish-posh, I promise it’s nothing so vulgar as whatever you think it is,” … Continue reading Saturday Word of the Day: Jockey

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Saturday Word of the Day: Unicorn

*Unicorn: a person or thing that is rare and highly valued, or is a hypothetical ideal. “So, Chad, what are you looking for in your ideal match?” “Uh, well someone with similar interests I guess.” Chad scratches the back of his head as he answers, he’s not really sure how this is all supposed to … Continue reading Saturday Word of the Day: Unicorn

Saturday Word of the Day: Metathesis

A/N: You might recognise some of the characters in today's post, you can check the Witchcraft tag/category to find more stories featuring them. *Metathesis: the transposition of letters, syllables, or sounds in a word, as in the pronunciation aks for ask “Do you think spells can account for metathesis?” “What?” Danica had been chewing her … Continue reading Saturday Word of the Day: Metathesis

Saturday Word of the Day: Regina

A/N: This is going to be a very short post as I’m sick at the moment. *Regina: queen Anna had never expected to become the regina. With five older sisters and one older brother, she’d really never thought the duty would fall to her. Of course, nobody had ever accounted for a plague spreading into … Continue reading Saturday Word of the Day: Regina

Saturday Word of the Day: Animus

*Animus: strong dislike or enmity; hostile attitude; animosity. As much as you can love someone it is equally possible for you to hold a deep-seated animus for them. There is a limit to how much you can give, especially when all that person does is take. In all relationships, there must come a time when … Continue reading Saturday Word of the Day: Animus

Saturday Word of the Day: Prodigal

*Prodigal: wastefully or recklessly extravagant. Delilah couldn’t help but feel drab and demure next to her brother. Marvin was the prodigal son, he immediately stood out in any crowd and continuously was surrounded by a flock of admirers. Admirers was not the word Martha would use for the gaggle of sycophants that took up every … Continue reading Saturday Word of the Day: Prodigal

Saturday Word of the Day: Snowbird

*Snowbird: a person who vacations in or moves to a warmer climate during cold weather. Danny was a snowbird, or at least he wanted to be. Every winter he’d pack up his bags, hop into his old car and drive to the airport. He didn’t always make it anywhere warm, but he tried. There was … Continue reading Saturday Word of the Day: Snowbird

Saturday Word of the Day: Inculpate

A/N: So things have been hectic and I've missed doing the Saturday Word of the Day quite a bit recently, sorry for that. Hopefully, things will settle down soon and I'll be able to get back to my regular posting habits. *Inculpate: to involve in a charge; incriminate. Ronnie's plan was very simple. Step one … Continue reading Saturday Word of the Day: Inculpate

Saturday Word of the Day: Sashay

*Sashay: to glide, move, or proceed easily or nonchalantly. Everything came easily to Belinda, or at least it appeared to. There was a way about her, a light to her actions. Everyone loved to watch her sashay through the room. No one expected her to be murdered, and certainly not so savagely. There was no … Continue reading Saturday Word of the Day: Sashay