elizabeth (rainbow_yarn) wrote in 1word1day,

Distractions and ammo Tuesday

akimbo [uh-KIM-boh]

adjective, adverb
with hand on hip and elbow bent outward


Lulu groaned as she approached her house on the way from her friend's. She knew that when her mother stood in the doorway akimbo, she was in for big trouble.

Cheesy sentence, yes, I know. I'm cranky because I've yet again lost my very long list of good words. Sigh. I'll be hunting for it all week, dang it.
Tags: a, adjective, adverb

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