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Wednesday, September 19, 2007

Romance Writer's Word of the Day 9/19/07

Today's Romance Writer's Word of the Day is:

bootless.

Bootless [boot-luhs] is an adjective meaning " useless, ineffectual; seemingly broken and beaten; helpless; worthless."

Here's a sentence:
Every time he saw her he thought how bootless he felt leaving her again to suffer at the hands of her abusive husband.

This word has really early origins, so almost anybody can use it (or a related form of it).

Have fun!
~Saoirse

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