If English is your second language – but even if it is not – there are always “those” words we see in the articles and books or hear on television now and then that sound great, but whose meaning may be unclear. This is our list of the challenging words that may help you enhance your vocabulary.
Austerity – severity, rigidness.
Alacrity – enthusiasm.
Bravado – pretentious expression of courage.
Crèche – a daycare for babies.
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November is the time of the year when OxfordDictionaries.com chooses the word that has marked the elapsing year. The last year’s word was vape, testifying to the growing popularity of e-cigarettes. 2015, according to the editors of Oxford Dictionaries, has been marked not with a word in traditional sense, but a pictograph, an emoji called ‘Face with Tears of Joy’.
The :joy: emoji was chosen because it has been most frequently used in 2015 – it makes up to 20% of all emojis used in the UK and 17% of those used in ...If English is your second language – but even if it is not – there are always “those” words we see in the articles and books or hear on television now and then that sound great, but whose meaning may be unclear.
Language is one of these aspects of human experience that never cease to amaze. There are always words that we do not know, as well as there are things we all know about, but do not have the right words to express, and finally, there are things we all know about but perhaps do not know there is a word for them.
Some of these words include:Ailurophile – cat lover. Agelast – a person who never smiles. Petrichor – the earthy smell after the rain. Tittle – the dot above the lowercased letters j and i. Tatterdemalion &ndash ...