Tuesday, October 4, 2011

WORD OF THE DAY 10/4/11

Word of the Day

grisly [griz-lee]
adjective
1. causing a shudder, feeling of unease, or horror; gruesome; ghastly.
2. formidably grim.

bluster [bluhs-ter]
verb
1. to roar and be tumultuous as wind.
2. to be loud, noisy or swaggering;to utter loud, empty menaces or protests.
noun
3. boisterous noise and violence.
4.noisy empty threats or protests.

blustery [bluhs-ter-ee]
adjective
1. gusty


EX. Christopher Robin would never forget that blustery day. He had entered the Hundred Acre Wood, with great care, before finding a grisly sight. A great yellow bear blustering as it fought off a razor-toothed piglet, a vicious rabbit and a springing tiger. In the background, he could spot an apathetic mule laying in its own crapulence as it watched the scene unfold.

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