Words to Learn, Part 5

After a short hiatus, we resume this series with six words from Dictionary.com:

💁🏻 Here are some example sentences:

  • The professor raised the ire of his audience for his polemic against Millennials, whom he characterized as entitled “wussies.”
  • On the final day of the trial, the lawyer emphasized the exculpatory evidence that emerged to persuade the judge and jury. 👨🏻‍⚖️⚖️
  • The restaurant concluded its 50-anniversary celebration with a fete featuring free samples of its signature dishes. 🍝 🎉
  • For her sister’s baby shower gift, Nan bought a brand new perambulator.
  • The new law did little to ameliorate living standards for the city’s homeless population.
  • When Henry first got to college, he was overwhelmed by the smorgasbord of classes and majors available. 🏫

Practice using these words in your conversations and writing. Make them a permanent part of your arsenal. 👍🏻

Words to Learn, Part 4


After a brief break, we resume our series on useful words posted by Dictionary.com and Merriam-Webster. 

💁🏻 Here are example sentences for each word:

  • The new rule will increase the minimum spending threshold from $50 to $200. 💸
  • Everyone on the court sensed the animus between the lifelong rivals. ⛹🏿
  • Spending six hours with my loquacious nephew 👦🏻💬💬💬 left me with a massive headache.
  • The English professor pointed out the sense of cynicism that pervades the author’s novels. 📚
  • In the dystopian novel, the people were brainwashed into believe in political and historical doublethink.
  • Henry’s favorite estival activity is having a picnic on the beach. 🏖
  • The billionaire’s sui generis furniture—each piece commissioned for himself—reflected his preference for unconventional designs and materials. 🛋
  • Nan expostulated about the new proposed law that would ban coffee shops from providing free Wi-Fi. 👩🏻‍💻☕️