Word(s) of the day

ghastly

causing great horror or fear.

roil

to cause something to stop working in the usual or expected way.
“Fears about Japan roiled world financial markets last week.”
“The immigration debate has roiled the country for more than a year.”

[US] make (someone) annoyed or irritated.

leashed

put a leash on (a dog).

affront

offend the modesty or values of.

“she was affronted by his familiarity”

rasp

make a harsh, grating noise.

“my breath rasped in my throat”

beseech

ask (someone) urgently and fervently to do something; implore; entreat.

“they beseeched him to stay”

nape

the back of a person’s neck.

out of whack

out of order; not working.

“all their calculations were out of whack

double over

to suddenly bend forward and down, usually because of pain or laughter.

“A sudden, sharp pain made him double over.”

plangent

  • having a loud reverberating sound
    “a plangent roar”
  • having an expressive and especially plaintive quality
    plangent lyrics”

be at a crossroads

to be at a stage in your life when you have to make a very important decision

Now read this article:

https://www.nytimes.com/2020/06/03/arts/george-floyd-video-racism.html

Use these words in your own sentences and write them in comments.

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