Welcome to Monday’s wordle challenge
These are the words we have to work with this week, use at least 10 for a story or piece of poetry, whatever takes your fancy.
4. Mirabilis ((adj.) wondrous, remarkable, amazing)
8. Lucida (the brightest star in a constellation)
11. Apotropaic ((adj.) Intended to ward off evil.)
It had been a serious error of judgement in cost cutting, and they should have known no good would come of it.
It had taken her 25 years to grow but now thanks to a different supplier, their plans to win the competition for Mirabilis Locks of the Century had to be abandoned.
To enter, only natural products could be used, so the idea of pure tea tree oil had sounded perfectly plausible.
However, disaster struck when their star attraction woke up after applying the magic tincture almost totally bald and even an apotropaic ritual failed to correct the flaw.
It didn’t take a lucida in hairdressing to realise they’d been duped by the opposition.