Word Contest #4

WRITING CONTEST: Every Monday a new, interesting vocabulary word will be posted here, as well as a sentence using that word.

Your job is to create and post a new, better sentence in the comment box, using the same word. Yes, you may change the form of the word. Yes, I’ll be the judge. Yes, I am a subjective judge  ( I like clever or funny, I hate bigotry).

The winning sentence will be announced here the following Monday.

THIS WEEK’S WORD:    ~ swagger ~

SENTENCE TO BEAT:               Knowing what he’d just done, I couldn’t bear to watch him saunter down the hall, his swagger an insult to us all.

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13 responses to “Word Contest #4

  1. My guilt, for suggesting to the TSA that she was hiding (and I mean really hiding) explosives, eased as I saw her swagger down the concourse: Then again, maybe the swagger was due to excessive lubrication.

  2. His exaggerated swagger made all the teenage girls melt in their seats as he made his way across the room.

  3. Swagger is 90% swag and 10% grrr.

  4. Desiree Kiesel

    As I watched the pompous jerk saunter down the street, I commented to my husband that the man had quite the swagger. He said to me “The kids call it swag.” Damn those kids.

  5. Holly, you got mad swagger.

  6. As the young man walked into the room, he felt as though he had a bit of swagger in each step.

  7. It had been a long and utterly unremarkable day, the only moments of vague interest being when that poor bloke attacked her, the jaunt into the burning building, or perhaps the heated screaming match in Russian– but regardless of the dullness of her life at present, Lydia’s walk was not without swagger; she retained an optimistic attitude that tomorrow would be increasingly more satisfactory.

  8. The young man swaggered down the street, blissfully ignorant of his idiotic appearance.

  9. Pseudonymous

    “Swagger? Swagger!?” the young Indian man said in response to the cajoling of his friends. “‘Swagger’ would get you jacked in East L.A.!”

  10. Although only hastily concealed by the courtyard’s labyrinth of tangled foliage, the mangy squirrel swaggered his way up a lonely branch away from the housecat, oozing with confidence.

  11. The unpopular teen watched as the quarterback entered the classroom. Although the teen didn’t have swagger like him, he knew that popularity wasn’t what got you far in life. Being a smart student and a good person is what counts the most.

  12. Purse your lips and thrust your hips, there’s a reason why swagger rhymes with Jagger!

  13. Considering the price the family had just paid, her sister’s swagger, brushing past every supporter, seemed about as appropriate as a wedding in a cemetery.