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A Custom-Made Word

Whenever a word I’ve never used or even heard of keeps popping up, it gets my attention.

Bespoke, an adjective, pertaining to the matter of dress…a natty, well-heeled, personal style…custom-made, made to order to a particular specification. 292 more words



How well do you know/comprehend/perceive your synonyms? Below are a few SSAT sample questions to help you practice synonym questions for the Upper Level SSAT Verbal Section. 184 more words


That’s fantastic! (Words meaning ‘very good’)

by Kate Woodford

We all need words and phrases for saying that things are good or great – that we find them nice or very nice. 451 more words

The English Language

Nine Steps to Google Happiness

Most of us use Google to search. Here are nine tips to make the search quicker, easier and more accurate. By the way, these tips work on any search engine. 457 more words

IELTS Writing Task 1: Introduction


  • One paragraph, one sentence is perfectly fine in IELTS Writing, especially Task 1.
  • Paraphrase the topic. If your introduction is identical with the original topic, its words will not be counted.
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Ielts Writing Task 1

Word of the Week: Toady

One of the elements of the honors English class I teach is a vocabulary program we refer to as Wordly Wise (the name of the book we use). 316 more words

Euphemisms (or synonyms) for "God": a history

Matthew, who is a Teacher and thus should be Appreciated, sent me a link to this tw**t:

I had no idea all of those words referred obliquely to “God.” “Gadzooks”? 21 more words


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