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Depressed – Tuesday Use It In A Sentence #tuesdayuseitinasentence

He came home from a rough day at work and curled up on the couch in a depressed funk. Within moments, his Pomeranian dog jumped up next to him, licked his face, and curled up next to him. Then his tabby cat curled up next to him as well and began purring. Slowly, his funk dissipated.

This post is part of the Tuesday Use It In A Sentence prompt, “depressed”:

https://stephaniecolpron.wordpress.com/2021/04/20/tuesdayuseitinasentence-depressed/


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Captive – Tuesday Use It In A Sentence #tuesdayuseitinasentence

She stepped out on the stage, nervous to be in front of such a large crowd. She was determined to do her best, though, and took a deep breath as she faced the audience. Then she sang, putting all she could into the song. The audience watched raptly, held captive by her voice and her poignant song. As she finished, the audience rose to their feet and gave her a standing ovation.

This post is part of the Tuesday Use It In A Sentence prompt, “captive”:

https://stephaniecolpron.wordpress.com/2021/04/13/tuesdayuseitinasentence-captive/


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Banish – Tuesday Use It In A Sentence #tuesdayuseitinasentence

The king stared down at the traitorous young prince kneeling before him in chains as he debated what punishment to give. Death would be appropriate, but he just couldn’t bring himself to do that to his own son. He decided to banish him from the kingdom instead and hoped he wasn’t making a mistake.

This post is part of the Tuesday Use It In A Sentence prompt, “banish”:

https://stephaniecolpron.wordpress.com/2021/04/06/tuesdayuseitinasentence-banish/


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Assuage – Tuesday Use It In A Sentence

Staring up at the stars, he wiped a tear from his face and wondered if there was anything that could help him assuage the guilt that was eating him up inside.

This post is part of the Tuesday Use It In A Sentence prompt, “assuage”:

https://stephaniecolpron.wordpress.com/2021/03/30/tuesdayuseitinasentence-assuage/


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Zero – Tuesday Use It In A Sentence #tuesdayuseitinasentence

He watched from the sidelines as his two business rivals tried to outdo each other in what amounted to a zero sum game, and relished in both the entertainment and extra business that cost him zero.

This day-late post is part of the Tuesday Use It In A Sentence prompt, “zero”:

https://stephaniecolpron.wordpress.com/2021/03/24/tuesdayuseitinasentence-zero/


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Wage – Tuesday Use It In A Sentence #tuesdayuseitinasentence

When she heard her father was threatening to wage war because he thought the prince had kidnapped her, she was furious but also at a loss for what to do. If she returned home to explain she’d left the castle of her own will to be with the prince, she wouldn’t be believed and would be banned from leaving again. If the prince went with her, he would only be arrested, or worse. She paced in the garden, feeling as if her emotions were waging war with each other as she tried to decide what to do.

This post is part of the Tuesday Use It In A Sentence prompt, “wage”:

https://stephaniecolpron.wordpress.com/2021/03/16/tuesdayuseitinasentence-wage-2/


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Value – Tuesday Use It In A Sentence #tuesdayuseitinasentence

Coming from a long line of businessmen, he’d always believed that the only thing of any value was money. Then he met her, and his life was forever changed as he learned that all that glitters is not gold and that there are things in life and in the world with a much greater value.

This post is part of the Tuesday Use It In A Sentence prompt, “value”:

https://stephaniecolpron.wordpress.com/2021/03/09/tuesdayuseitinasentence-value/


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Unchecked – Tuesday Use It In A Sentence #tuesdayuseitinasentence

Upon receiving the news of an invading army running unchecked through the outskirts of his kingdom, the king immediately summoned his advisors to discuss how to deal with the invaders and stop them from advancing further.

This post is part of the Tuesday Use It In A Sentence prompt, “unchecked”:

https://stephaniecolpron.wordpress.com/2021/03/02/tuesdayuseitinasentence-unchecked/


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Tether – Tuesday Use It In A Sentence #tuesdayuseitinasentence

He undid the rope tethering the boat to the deck and jumped aboard. As he steered the boat into open water, he stared at the horizon and thought, “They laughed and said I was crazy. Well, I’ll show them. I’ll find that treasure, then I’ll be the one laughing.” Chuckling, he grabbed the map and checked his course.

This post is part of the Tuesday Use It In A Sentence prompt, “tether”:

https://stephaniecolpron.wordpress.com/2021/02/23/tuesdayuseitinasentence-tether/


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Sabre – Tuesday Use It In A Sentence #tuesdayuseitinasentence

With all the sabre-rattling Matt was doing, Jake half-expected him to start talking like a pirate. As an image of Matt dressed as Yosemite Sam waving a sabre around and calling him a varmint and saying he’d keel-hual him popped into his head, Jake couldn’t help laughing, which only infuriated Matt more.

This post is part of the Tuesday Use It In A Sentence prompt, “sabre”:

https://stephaniecolpron.wordpress.com/2021/02/09/tuesdayuseitinasentence-sabre/