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Had fun alliterating my way through the alphabet, twice. Aspirations to become a writer one day, poems will suffice for the moment.

Monday, April 28, 2014

X is for Xenodochial. A-Z Challenge 2014


Today's roll revealed the number of the day to be 10.

Xenodochial
hospitable, kindly to strangers


'Xcoriated Xanthippe, 
xanthodont.
Xenomorphically 'xisting xenogenous.
'xpressing 'xcellence.
'xtreme,
Xylomancy.

here are some of the strange words I used;
excoriated
Xanthippe - ill-tempered woman
Xanthodont - one with yellow teeth
Xenomorphic - having a form not its own
existing
Xenogenous - due to an outside cause
expressing
excellence
extreme
Xylomancy - divination* by examining wood found in one's path
*the practice of seeking knowledge of the future or the unknown by supernatural means




-Miss Bates.

3 comments:

  1. You set yourself a challenge with these and produced an 'xcellent X.

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  2. I study a lot about divination and had never heard of the word Xylomancy. It sounds very useful. Thanks for sharing so many X words! I'm visiting from the A to Z challenge.

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