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Tuesday Use It In A Sentence – Keen

After he died and everyone around her was keening in grief, she was keen to keen, but she wasn’t really feeling it.


This post is part of the Tuesday Use It In A Sentence prompt. It’s being hosted by My Loving Wife over at A Word Adventure this week. Click on the link to read the rules and join in. It’s fun!


Tuesday Smorgasbord

I was incensed to discover that none of the stores in the town I moved to sell the Lotus incense I love to have in my house. So for the last six years I’ve been tempted to order it straight from the manufacturer in India. It really is wonderful stuff. To, or not to? I think I just might.

This post is part of Tuesday Use It In A Sentence: where MLW posted “incense” as the word of the week, and To Or Not To Tuesday: where Deborah makes some very valid points about New Year’s Resolutions. Check them both out and join in today!


Tuesday Use It In A Sentence – Gage

I’d like to use a counter widget as a gage (not to be confused with a gauge) to keep myself honest in my attempt to write a new novel. Does anyone out there know of a good one? When I participate in NaNoWriMo, I rely heavily on the counter they provide.

Would you like to join in to “Tuesday Use It In A Sentence”? Of course you would! Visit A Word Adventure this week to find out how!


Tuesday Use It In A Sentence – Festoon

I hope you appreciate how far I had to go for this one:

It’s Fez, tuned.

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Tuesday Use It In a Sentence – Banish

If I ease myself away from the temptation to eat Hallowe’en candy, I can usually resist. If I banish the idea of eating it completely, the temptation becomes greater. Strange…

This post is part of Tuesday Use It In a Sentence! You can find the prompt this week here: Please join in! It’s lots of fun!


#TuesdayUseItInASentence – abyssal

Steve wanted his diorama at the aquarium to look abyssal, so he built it dense and with little light. His clients complained it was too dark. Back to the drawing board, Steve.


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Tuesday Use It In A Sentence – Pride

The lion took pride in his pride. The zoo tried, and they tried until they finally pried him from his enclosure; he was just getting too old and they needed more young’uns.



Here are the prompt rules:

  1. Make a sentence with the word of the week. Leave it as just a sentence or write a post to go with it.
  2. Try to do it on Tuesday.
  3. Include the hashtag #tuesdayuseitinasentence.
  4. Post it on Twitter and/or Facebook (if you have a public site) and/or Pinterest and/or WordPress and/or any other social media site you belong to.
  5. Participate as many times as you’d like. You can write a different sentence for each platform, but please keep it to one sentence per post.
  6. I will be trolling Twitter for the hashtag, so watch my Twitter feed in the sidebar for retweets. Make sure to connect on Twitter with other participants!
  7. If you post your sentence here on WordPress or on any other site where there’s a clickable link, include the link in the comment section for this week.
  8. Google #tuesdayuseitinasentence to find other participants! The more you connect, the bigger it gets and the more views and followers you’ll have.
  9. Have fun!


What are you waiting for? Make up a sentence and join in!

P.S. This is my last week doing this prompt: we’ll have a team of two taking over next week. I hope you’ll continue to participate!