D for Destroyed-#atozchallenge

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“A Brilliant Conspiracy” Episode 4.

Blurb & other Episodes

Destroyed electrified fencing generates horse injuries. Jamila kneels, logically measuring nineteen oak posts.

“Quite reasonable, suspecting tools utilising venom. Wounds betrayed xiphoid cuts, yielding a zootoxin.”

Glossary:

Xiphoid                       shaped like a sword

Zootoxin                     poison derived from animal

 

Archibald’s ‘Horse of the Day’

http://www.paulaura.com/betgloss.htm

Dawn Run pulled off two great Doubles at Cheltenham in 1984 and 1986.

 

Jamila’s ‘Daily Poison’

http://www.britannica.com/science/poison-biochemistry/Types-of-poison#ref396648

Death Cap (Amanita phalloides);

Distribution: North America, Europe

Toxic principle: amanitine, phalloidine;

Symptoms develop slowly, about 6–15 hours after eating: extreme abdominal pain, nausea, vomiting, excessive thirst, anuria (absence or defective excretion of urine), prostration, weakness, jaundice, cyanosis, convulsion, death; fatality rate about 50 percent; no known antidote but some treatment available.

 

 Word Links

http://www.wordfind.com/

http://phrontistery.info/glossaries.html

http://www.enchantedlearning.com/wordlist/adverbs.shtml

https://www.englishclub.com/grammar/prepositions-list.htm

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The Challenge runs over 26 days – with Sundays off for good behaviour – and each day will be based on the alphabet, from A through to Z.

Read more about the Challenge I set myself in my Theme Reveal:

Blogging from A to Z Challenge Theme Reveal 2016

For more on the Blogging from A to Z Challenge and to visit the other brave bloggers, go to the official site and this linky list.

 

 

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