You know, I start the blog, I’m all Daily Posting, and then they get rid of it. Figures.
Looks like it’s up to my good friend, Merriam-Webster to help with the inspiration.
*comes on stage and taps on microphone; winces at feedback*
“Hello? Is this thing on?”
*clears throat, scans crowd nervously*
“Today’s word is…
Fustigate means either to (1) beat with or as if with a short heavy club or (2) to criticize severely.
For example… The romance writer who trademarked the word “cocky” was thoroughly fustigated by her fellow romance authors.”
*curtseys, leaves stage*