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kisahawklin ([personal profile] kisahawklin) wrote in [community profile] 15_minute_ficlets2015-02-01 09:54 am

Prompt #219

If you wish to do this as a spontaneous exercise, don't look at the word until you're ready to write (I recommend having Write or Die open in another tab). If you're going to mull over the word and write later, peek away.

Once you've completed your ficlet, please either comment here, or post a link to it, if you're posting on your own journal. Feel free to reference the community or number of the prompt in your outside posts, but if you use the actual word, please put it under a cut to avoid spoiling others, should they want to write spontaneously.

Today's word is: ruby

ruby [roo-bee]

noun, plural rubies.
1. a red variety of corundum, used as a gem.
2. something made of this stone or one of its imitations, as a bearing in a watch.
3. a deep-red port wine.
4. deep red; carmine.
5. British Printing. a 5½-point type, nearly corresponding in size to American agate.

6. ruby-colored: ruby lips.
7. containing or set or adorned with a ruby or rubies: a ruby necklace.

If you've missed a word or twelve and would like to catch up, please see the Master List.

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