Today's word is QUAIL. Not the noun. The verb. Quail verb | KWAIL 1 : to give way : falter 2 : to recoil in dread or terror : cower Merriam-Webster's Word of the Day - June 19, 2018


_____ * _____ * _____ * _____ * _____ MERRIAM-WEBSTER WORD OF THE DAY Tantalize verb | TAN-tuh-lyze : to tease or torment by or as if by presenting something desirable to the view but continually keeping it out of reach. _____ * _____ * _____ * _____ * _____


IT WAS FRIDAY. Finally. Miriam leaned on her hand and stirred her drink. Why did they always have to go to the same bar? "Okay. So, what about that guy?" Jennifer head pointed at a youngish looking suit, leaning on the bar with a practiced smirk. "He's good-looking." Miriam looked up. "Which one?" They all … Continue reading Pugnacious


A lady's imagination is very rapid; it jumps from admiration to love, from love to matrimony in a moment. - Jane Austen   Daily Prompt - Rapid