October 23rd, 2021

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NaNoWriMo 2021! Day 8

Advice: Remember, You’re not writing a novel, you’re drafting one! The words you put down in November (or during any first telling of a story) are not intended to be perfect…just keep going, resist editing, and get the thing written!

Prompt: Genre-bender. Writing a romance? Using your existing characters, write the next scene as if your story is now a murder mystery. High fantasy your thing? Throw those elves and warlocks into a soap-style serial drama. Badass international spy hero? Let’s see how she does in a YA paranormal romance. Whatever your genre, mix it up and make your characters think on their feet

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Word of the Day 10/23/21 Inculcate

Inculcate (verb)
inculcate [ in-kuhl-keyt, in-kuhl-keyt ]


verb (used with object), in·cul·cat·ed, in·cul·cat·ing.
1. to implant by repeated statement or admonition; teach persistently and earnestly (usually followed by upon or in): to inculcate virtue in the young.
2. to cause or influence (someone) to accept an idea or feeling (usually followed by with): Socrates inculcated his pupils with the love of truth.

WORDS THAT MAY BE CONFUSED WITH INCULCATE
indoctrinate

OTHER WORDS FROM INCULCATE
in·cul·ca·tion, noun
in·cul·ca·tive [in-kuhl-kuh-tiv], in·cul·ca·to·ry, adjective
in·cul·ca·tor, noun

WORDS RELATED TO INCULCATE
indoctrinate, instill, impart, educate, impress, communicate, plant, instruct, program, drill, inseminate, brainwash, teach, break down, shape up, work over

See synonyms for: inculcate / inculcation on Thesaurus.com
OTHER WORDS FOR INCULCATE
1. instill, infix, ingrain.

Origin: First recorded in 1540–50; from Latin inculcātus, past participle of inculcāre “to trample, impress, stuff in,” equivalent to in- “in” + culc- (variant, in noninitial position, of calc-, stem of calx “heel”) + -ātus past participle suffix; see in-, -ate

HOW TO USE INCULCATE IN A SENTENCE
It’s really about inculcating fashion as a work of art and concept related to civilization that’s not all that different from Arms and Armor.
FASHIONABLE SAFETY, SACKLERS AND NFTS: THE METROPOLITAN MUSEUM OF ART CEO ON THE RETURN OF THE MET GALA|EBEN SHAPIRO|SEPTEMBER 12, 2021|TIME

That mindset is inculcated early in the training of technologists.
WHY SILICON VALLEY'S OPTIMIZATION MINDSET SETS US UP FOR FAILURE|ROB REICH, MEHRAN SAHAMI AND JEREMY M. WEINSTEIN|SEPTEMBER 10, 2021|TIME

He would send his first child, Charles, there to be inculcated in its almost monastic philosophies—and the year-round cold showers and cult of derring-do, a kind of Shaolin Temple of the West.
THE QUEEN’S MAN: PHILIP, DUKE OF EDINBURGH, DIES|HOWARD CHUA-EOAN|APRIL 9, 2021|TIME

This will inculcate a sense of trust in them, and they’ll love to explore your offerings.
THREE CRITICAL PPC TRENDS TO WATCH FOR IN 2021|AAYUSH GUPTA|FEBRUARY 26, 2021|SEARCH ENGINE WATCH

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