3WW CCCLXXII

As you well know, each week I post three words. You write something using the words.

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Here goes:

Gaunt, adjective: Haggard, drawn, thin, lean, skinny, spindly, spare, bony, angular, rawboned, pinched, hollow-cheeked, scrawny, scraggy, as thin as a rail, cadaverous, skeletal, emaciated, skin-and-bones; wasted, withered, etiolated; informal anorexic, (looking) like a bag of bones; dated spindle-shanked, bleak, stark, desolate, bare, gloomy, dismal, somber, grim, stern, harsh, forbidding, uninviting, cheerless.

Decompose, verb: Decay, rot, putrefy, go bad, go off, spoil, fester, perish, deteriorate; degrade, break down, molder, shrivel, wither; photodegrade; break up, fragment, disintegrate, crumble, dissolve; break down, decay.

Vile, adjective: Foul, nasty, unpleasant, bad, disagreeable, horrid, horrible, dreadful, abominable, atrocious, offensive, obnoxious, odious, unsavory, repulsive, disgusting, distasteful, loathsome, hateful, nauseating, sickening; disgraceful, appalling, shocking, sorry, shabby, shameful, dishonorable, execrable, heinous, abhorrent, deplorable, monstrous, wicked, evil, iniquitous, nefarious, depraved, debased; contemptible, despicable, reprehensible; informal gross, godawful, lowdown, lousy; archaic scurvy.

2 comments:

Sheilagh Lee said...

love your revenge poem Belva@ Mainely Mug Ups.

Danny Waise said...

Belva@ Mainely Mug Ups, nice little story. Sorry I can't comment on your blog because you have set it to Google+ accounts only.