What makes a word difficult?
Part of our task in developing the Wordbook vocabulary building program was to determine the difficulty level of more than a thousand … Continued
Familiar Words are Sometimes Strangers
Here’s a quick quiz to start with: Does venial mean excusable or immoral?Is prodigal a synonym for extravagant or wandering?If … Continued
Fun Vocabulary Resources
Try our WORDBOOK web application! Online Etymology Dictionary What is it and where did we get it – tenterhook, gimlet, cordwainer? The … Continued
Effective Ways to Build Your Vocabulary
Building vocabulary is a powerful way to enhance your life and career Learning how to build a better vocabulary can … Continued