Tips On Building Your Vocabulary

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By Atharv Sharma
Published Sept 29, 2021

Hindustan Times

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Having an expanded vocabulary would not just help improve your writing skills but also help in expressing yourself better

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Here are a few tips on increasing your vocabulary

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When you see words in books, it's easier to absorb them as you not only learn new words but also get to observe how they are used

Develop a reading habit

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Games like Scrabble, Boggle, and Crosswords puzzles may prove helpful in building your vocabulary

Play word games

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Test out your newly acquired vocabulary in day-to-day conversations to practice and use words in the right context

Practice new words

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There are a range of vocabulary-building apps such as Elevate and Volt that may be used to help out

Use educational apps

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Here are a few unique words to add to your arsenal of words

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(of a person or their manner) gloomy

“a saturnine temperament”

 Saturnine

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showing strong feeling

“her voice was low but vehement”

Vehement

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emanating joy or goodness

“The effulgent sun shone brightly”

Effulgent

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inexperienced and immature

“earnest and callow undergraduates”

Callow

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