If you can't say anything nice (or know someone who fits that description), read this column! The lexicon of beastliness is as sweet as the boors themselves are bitter. Continue reading...
Here at Vocabulary.com, there's nothing we enjoy more than when kids gets fired up about vocabulary improvement. As you'll see in this video, that's exactly what happens when students compete in a Vocabulary Jam. Continue reading...
The second month of the 2018-19 Vocabulary Bowl is in the books. Find out which schools cracked the Top 10 in their divisions. Continue reading...
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Our vocabulary lists for each of the 2018 National Book Award finalists will help you and your students get the most out of these diverse titles. Continue reading...
You're familiar with canine and feline, but there's a marvelous menagerie of animal adjectives (Anserine! Piscine! Vulpine!) that we don't want to wind up on the endangered vocab list and disappear forever. So do your part: learn them and use them, either literally or metaphorically. Continue reading...
The first month of the 2018-19 Vocabulary Bowl went down as the biggest season-opener ever. Find out which schools cracked the Top 10 in their divisions and watch our shout-outs to some of the upstarts and underdogs across North America. Continue reading...
These days we need all the levity, lunar or otherwise, that we can get. This lexical lunacy is a flimsy excuse for me to write about my favorite type of word: the reduplication. From ack-ack to zip-zap, reduplicative words are silly, childish, catchy, animalistic, nonsensical, and awesome. Continue reading...

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