Words You Should USE In Your Writing

Welcome back, HoneyScribblers! Today's post, as you can tell by the title, is all about powerful and strong words you should USE in your writing and to help you better your vocabulary. I'm gonna keep this short, so without further ado, read on and enjoy!

 

POWERFUL DESCRIPTIVE WORDS TO USE:

  • albeit > although

  • bewildered > confused

  • vivid > bright

  • brilliant > bright

  • boundless > limitless

  • battered > hurt

  • brooding > lost in thought

  • bona fide > counterfeit

  • beloved > loved dearly

  • burly > strong

  • buoyant > cheerful

  • beseeching > pleading

  • composed > calm

  • coarse > rough

  • chipper > happy

  • curt > rude shortness

  • colossal > huge

  • dainty > fragile

  • disheveled > untidy

  • designate > choose/given a purpose

  • dazzling > bright, brilliant

  • dilapidated > deteriorated

  • elusive > hard to identify

  • exuberant > joyful

  • exasperating > annoying

  • elaborate > detailed

  • efficient > productive

  • flushed > tinged with red

  • fervent > passionate

  • ferocious > brutal

  • gruesome > repulsion

  • harrowing > distressing

  • hearty > wholesome

  • isolated > alone

  • idyllic > pleasing

  • irksome > tedious

  • inviting > tempting

  • immaculate > flawless

  • jaunty > sprightly

  • jarring > disorienting

  • ludicrous > eccentric

  • lascivious > lustful

  • lonesome > lonely

  • monumental > outstanding

  • peculiar > strange

  • pristine > not spoiled

  • plush > rich

  • pompous > arrogant

  • rigorous > severe

POWERFUL ACTION VERBS TO USE:

  • attest > declare

  • amend > make changes to

  • acclaim > praise

  • amplify > increase

  • alter > change

  • babble > talk for a long time

  • beset > set upon

  • batter > hit repeatedly

  • bewitch > enchant

  • bolt > flee quickly

  • bash > strike

  • compress > squeeze

  • coil > wind into rings

  • canopy > cover

  • chortle > chuckle

  • dredge > bring to light

  • dash > travel in a hurry

  • dismay > cause distress

  • dumbfound > astonish

  • devour > eat quickly

  • distaste > aversion to

  • drift > get carried along

  • deviate > stray from

  • erect > fix

  • embellish > decorate

  • endow > provide with

  • entice > tempt

  • fester > rot slowly

  • filch > steal

  • feign > give false manner

  • garner > gather

  • hoist/heave > lift

  • imbue > influence

  • jostle > push

  • mutter > utter in a low voice

  • memorize > hypnotize

  • nestled > settled snugly

  • ostracize > exile

  • peek > peer

  • probe > search

  • steeped > soaked in

  • sprawl > spread

POWERFUL ADVERBS TO USE:

  • abruptly > suddenly

  • evidently > clearly

  • grimly > gloomy

  • immensely > incredibly

  • infuriatingly > angrily

  • keenly > eagerly

  • patently > doubtlessly

  • rigorously > strictly

 

That's all for today, HoneyScribblers! Let me know if you want to see more posts like this! I'll see you in next week's post xx until then <3


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