Trying to describe someone unpleasant? Here are five words to do it.
I’ve been enjoying finding new words! Continuing that with words for angry was actually a bit of a challenge. It took some digging to find all five. Bilious. You may have also heard this to refer to someone who is nauseous or ill. It’s indeed related to bile which is why it comes as no… Continue reading 5 Unusual Words for Angry
There are so many reasons to expand your vocabulary—especially as a writer! Between finding just the right word to for that perfect sentence and avoiding overuse, learning new words offers you an entire new arsenal of tools to choose from. How about starting with five words related to ancient. Ancient itself means belonging to… Continue reading 5 Unusual Words for Ancient
Words do a lot of work. Between their actual meaning, their syllables and their connotations, they can invoke emotions and images. Consider sibilant and hissing. They both indicate the same ‘s’ sound associated with snakes and harsh whispers. Some dictionaries even use one to help define the other! Yet, they evoke and conjure entirely different… Continue reading Five Unusual Words
As a writer, you’re always searching for the best word. Word choice is probably one of the most important tools you can develop. It helps when you have plenty of words to choose from. The best way to give yourself those choices is to develop your vocabulary. As an exercise: find a vocab list of… Continue reading Exercise: Vocabulary