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WRITING CONTEST #44: Use the word “BEGUILE” in a sentence

DEADLINE:    March 24

SENTENCE 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 below, 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: ~ BEGUILE  ~  

 SENTENCE TO BEAT:  My bed is constantly beguiling me, coddling and whispering and warming while masking the cold, cold world. 
 

WRITING CONTEST #31: Use the word “punish” in a sentence

DEADLINE:    March 11th 

SENTENCE 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: ~ PUNISH ~  punished, punishment, punisher …  

Definition:   http://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/

SENTENCE TO BEAT:    Addy ignored the exchange of looks, ducked her head, mouth shut, impatient for her punishment.(excerpt from my novel SMART MOUTH)

WRITING CONTEST #28: Use the word “chock-full” in a sentence

DEADLINE:    February 18th 

SENTENCE 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:    CHOCK-FULL ~   

Definition:   http://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/chock-full

SENTENCE TO BEAT:    She panted, out of breath, suffocating in a teak-walled doctor’s office chock-full of air.                        (excerpt from my novel-in-production, Never the Same River)