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daymare
a distressing experience, similar to a bad dream, occurring while one is awake.
an acute anxiety attack.

Fiction Writing Prompt: Use the word of the week in whatever you write today.

Journaling Prompt: Do you take naps? If so, do you ever dream during your naps?

Art Prompt: Daymare

Non-Fiction / Speechwriting Prompt:Use the word of the week in your article or speech.

Photo Credit: Wolfie Rankin on Flickr

inexorable adjective
  • unyielding; unalterable: an inexorable truth; inexorable justice.
  • not to be persuaded, moved, or affected by prayers or entreaties: an inexorable creditor.

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Fiction Writing Prompt: Use the word of the week in whatever you write today.

Journaling Prompt: Write about something that you refuse to compromise about.

Art Prompt: Inexorable

Non-Fiction / Speechwriting Prompt:Use the word of the week in your article or speech.

inculcate

  • To teach and impress by frequent repetition or instruction.

Fiction Writing Prompt: Use the word of the week in whatever you write today.

Journaling Prompt: Write about something you learned through repetition and how you felt about that learning process. 

Art Prompt: Repetition

Non-Fiction / Speechwriting Prompt:Use the word of the week in your article or speech.

pusillanimous

  • lacking courage or resolution; cowardly; faint-hearted; timid.
  • proceeding from or indicating a cowardly spirit.

Fiction Writing Prompt: Use the word of the week in whatever you write today.

Journaling Prompt: What do you wish you had the courage to do?

Art Prompt: Pusillanimous

Non-Fiction / Speechwriting Prompt:Use the word of the week in your article or speech.

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gourmand
  • One who eats to excess.
  • A lover of good food.

Fiction Writing Prompt: Use the word of the week in whatever you write today.

Journaling Prompt: Write about your relationship with food.

Art Prompt: Gourmand

Non-Fiction / Speechwriting Prompt:Use the word of the week in your article or speech.

Photo Credit: Peter Forret on Flickr

sybarite
  • A person devoted to luxury and pleasure.

Fiction Writing Prompt: Use the word of the week in whatever you write today.

Journaling Prompt: What is your favorite luxury to indulge in?

Art Prompt: Luxury

Non-Fiction / Speechwriting Prompt:Use the word of the week in your article or speech.

Photo Credit: Luxury Liqueur on Flickr

doppelganger
  • A ghostly double or counterpart of a living person.
  • Alter ego; double.

Fiction Writing Prompt: Use the word of the week in whatever you write today.

Journaling Prompt: Do you have a doppelganger? How do you feel when someone says you remind them of someone?

Art Prompt: Doppelganger

Non-Fiction / Speechwriting Prompt:Use the word of the week in your article or speech.

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crepuscular
  • of, relating to, or resembling twilight; dim; indistinct. 
  • Zoology. appearing or active in the twilight, as certain bats and insects.

Fiction Writing Prompt: Use the word of the week in whatever you write today.

Journaling Prompt: What do you enjoy about twilight?

Art Prompt: Crepuscular

Non-Fiction / Speechwriting Prompt:Use the word of the week in your article or speech.

Photo Credit: Mark Freeth on Flickr

potable
  • Fit to drink; suitable for drinking; drinkable.
  • A potable liquid; a beverage, especially an alcoholic beverage.

Fiction Writing Prompt: Use the word of the week in whatever you write today.

Journaling Prompt: How do you feel about drinking water? Do you take it for granted? Do you enjoy drinking it? Write about water.

Art Prompt: Drinking water

Non-Fiction / Speechwriting Prompt:Use the word of the week in your article or speech.

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wayworn
  • worn or wearied by travel

Fiction Writing Prompt: Use the word of the week in whatever you write today.

Journaling Prompt: Write about how you feel when you get home from a long trip.

Art Prompt: Wayworn

Non-Fiction / Speechwriting Prompt:Use the word of the week in your article or speech.

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