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4 Cool English Words to Expand Your Vocabulary

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If you catch yourself using the same words over and over again, use these adjectives to expand your vocabulary and impress your friends and teachers! Visit our blog post to see a visual portrayal of each words' definition, and test your knowledge here.

1. Enlightening - giving you more information and understanding of something; can be spiritual

e.g. The book I read was very enlightening. I realised many things I'd never thought of before.

2. Fascinating - of great interest or attraction; captivating

e.g. She thought the city was fascinating, there was so much to do and see.

3. Glamourous - charmingly attractive, especially in a mysterious or magical way

e.g. I saw the actress at a restaurant once, she looked very glamourous.

4. Serene - calm, peaceful, tranquil

e.g. Jack couldn't believe how serene the lake was.


In this week's lesson, try matching the definition to the correct word!

  • a. undisturbed, relaxed, quiet

  • b. enchanting, intriguing, interesting

  • c. informative, educative, uplifting

  • d. charming, lovely, elegant