Welcome to the Monday Wordle set for us by Yves at Mindlovemisery’s Menagerie.
8. Stridulate- to produce a shrill, grating sound, as a cricket does, by rubbing together certain parts of the body; shrill.
Her virtue was beyond compare, her unique smell like summer rain.
He had been resilient in his efforts to arrange an informal meeting, his ultimate goal to attach himself to her side as consort.
So he almost fell over backwards when her stridulated voice shattered his illusion and grated against his soul.
She may have been the most beautiful girl in the world in his eyes, but his downfall was that nothing could wash away his shock and his face became wet with embarrassed tears.