Today’s word of the day is ‘Bristle‘ Let us understand more about this word.
Bristle [bris–uhl ]
What is this word’s grammar?
The word is a noun, i.e., it is the main subject of a sentence.
Does the word have a past tense? What is it?
No, the word is a noun. Therefore, it does not have a past form.
1. Short, prickly hair
How is the word pronounced in popular languages?
1. Hindi – Baal khade
2. Spanish – Cerda
3. French – Poil
4. Mandarin – Zōng
How to use this word in a sentence?
1. His mask is brown, cut off above the upper lip, over which a pair of short moustachios bristle.
2. Even the roofs of the houses bristle with pigeon-lofts and artful-looking structures for the capture of wandering birds.
3. In crescent formation the dense black cloud swept on—in dead silence—a phalanx of shields, a perfect bristle of assegais.
4. Americans tend to bristle even at self-censorship; we are reluctant to declare that we simply are not going to look at something.
5. He is covered with grayish white quills, which bristle out when he is angry or frightened.
What are some synonyms of the word of the day?
Some synonyms of the word are:
barb, feeler, fiber, point, prickle, quill, spine, stubble, thorn, vibrissa, whisker etc.
What are some antonyms of the word of the day?
Some antonyms of the word are:
ease, tone down, etc.
Ultralight backpackers do some stupid stuff, like instead of bringing a toothbrush, you saw one off right below the bristles and just carry the head.