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June 18th, 2019

Word of the Day 06/18/19 Virtuoso

Virtuoso (noun, adjective)
virtuoso [ vur-choo-oh-soh ]


noun, plural vir·tu·o·sos, vir·tu·o·si [vur-choo-oh-see] /ˌvɜr tʃuˈoʊ si/.
1. a person who has special knowledge or skill in a field.
2. a person who excels in musical technique or execution.
3. a person who has a cultivated appreciation of artistic excellence, as a connoisseur or collector of objects of art, antiques, etc.
4. Obsolete. a person who has special interest or knowledge in the arts and sciences; scientist; scholar.

adjective
5. Also vir·tu·os·ic [vur-choo-os-ik] /ˌvɜr tʃuˈɒs ɪk/. of, relating to, or characteristic of a virtuoso: a virtuoso performance.

RELATED WORDS
musician, magician, prodigy, pro, authority, brain, champ, sharp, pundit, wizard, genius, star, champion, adept, professional, natural, ace, artist, crackerjack, celebrity

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Origin: 1610–20; < Italian: versed, skilled < Late Latin virtuosus virtuous

Now YOU come up with a sentence (or fic? or graphic?) that best illustrates the word.

Numbers Challenge

The rules are:


1. Each post is either a hundred words or more/ or you can make a graphic/art

2. However the number influences you, go with the flow! I don’t care how you use or abuse the number! (I’ll give some suggestions/ideas/other languages to help you along if you get stuck!)

3. Post anywhere – tumblr, amazon.com, your journal, AO3, the dreaded ff.net, your bedroom wall, etc.

4. There is NO time limit.





And the number shall be ...196!

Go forth and create!

Daily Count goes to Bizarra

Didn't get a lot of words yesterday. Really wasn't feeling it, but that is how it goes some days.

I pass the torch to Bizarra. Go get them words.

Drabble/icon Challenge: Day 16

Day Sixteen is here in all its glory!




Today's prompts are:
1. a place: on the road
2. a colour: chocolate
3. an action: jumping
4. a random word: awkward


More prompts tomorrow!

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