April 2nd, 2020

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A to Z Challenge

Here’s the rules:
1) 100 words or 1 graphic for each letter of the alphabet.
2) Get all 26 by July 15th and win a banner!

It’s that easy.
And perk – It’s the alphabet you know what’s coming if you want to get ahead of it. There is no need for your work to all connect. There is no need for them to be in order.

Like the Numbers challenge, if you are stuck or would like a random word to use, poke me and I will provide.

Now everyone give me an

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Word of the Day 04/02/20 Cavil

Cavil (verb, noun)
cavil [ kav-uhl ]


verb (used without object), cav·iled, cav·il·ing or (especially British) cav·illed, cav·il·ling.
1. to raise irritating and trivial objections; find fault with unnecessarily (usually followed by at or about): He finds something to cavil at in everything I say.

verb (used with object), cav·iled, cav·il·ing or (especially British) cav·illed, cav·il·ling.
2. to oppose by inconsequential, frivolous, or sham objections: to cavil each item of a proposed agenda.

noun
3. a trivial and annoying objection.
4. the raising of such objections.

OTHER WORDS FROM CAVIL
cav·il·er; especially British, cav·il·ler, noun
cav·il·ing·ly; especially British, cav·il·ling·ly, adverb
out·cav·il, verb (used with object), out·cav·iled, out·cav·il·ing or (especially British) out·cav·illed, out·cav·il·ling.
un·cav·il·ing, adjective
un·cav·il·ling, adjective

WORDS RELATED TO CAVIL
carp, criticize

SYNONYMS
See more synonyms on Thesaurus.com
1. carp, complain, criticize.

Origin: 1540–50; < Latin cavillārī to jeer, scoff, quibble, verbal derivative of cavilla jesting, banter

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

Three Sentence Fic Challenge #16

We are coming in to the homestretch for the latest monthly challenge! But there a still a couple of weeks to go, and plenty of time to get some challenge words completed if you've been too busy so far.

It's been great to see all the posted ficlets. :) One of my efforts this weekend will be collecting links for the celebration when we wrap it up on April 15th!

Meantime, here's the latest prompt:

On a Hunt

I'm thinking a few of us can use that one. ;) Good luck!