Cool Words


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Words to Remember


Trepidation - fear or agitation about something that may happen 

Ambivalence - mixed or contradictory feelings 

Convivial - friendly, lively, enjoyable atmosphere   




Archaic - old fashioned / out of date 

Sonorous - imposingly deep and full sound 

Insular - ignorant of others  

Amalgam - mixture or blend 


Proclivity - tendency to do something 

Prescient - having knowledge of events before they take place 

Clarke Kent in the phone box (superman reference) where the persona of one thing is different to the other 

Homogenous - having the same relation, relative position or structure. Similar. 

Opulence - great wealth or luxury 

Extemporaneous - spoken or done without preparation (extemporary) 

Vociferous  Lucidity - expressed clearly or easy to understand 

Abnegation - the act of rejecting something - self denial 

Risible - provoking laughter through being ludicrous  

Equanimity - calmness and composure, especially in a difficult situation 

Recalcitrant - Having an stubborn uncooperative attitude towards authority  

Alacrity - brisk and cheerful readiness. "she accepted the pillow with alacrity" 

Tech sagacious  - Technology smart. "he's certainly a tech-sagacious fellow." 

Persnickity - It means overparticular; fussy.  

Defenestration - The act of throwing something or someone out of a window. 

Copasetic - Completely satisfactory. 

Elucidate - Make clear 

Platitude - A remark or statement, especially one with moral content, that has been used to often to be interesting or thoughtful 

Syllogisms - An instance of a form of reasoning in which a conclusion is drawn from two given or assumed propositions (e.g. all dogs are animals; all animals have four legs; therefore all dogs have four legs). 

Oulipian - A French term derived from 'Oulipo', to describe someone who finds great freedom in knowing their constraints. 


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J.M. Blackdog

Thanks for this I could benefit from using some of these words in my story.

Moras Dela Paz

The four temperaments are examples of cool words too, at least in my opinion. Sanguine, Choleric, Melancholic and Phlegmatic.


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