English is a funny language. Many people might be confused why we say that. To explain that, let us trace back to the history of the English language and elucidate its origin and how this language has borrowed its essence from many other languages and cultures. The history of English goes long back to 5 AD when three Germanic tribes invaded Britain. Its origination traces to Anglo-Frisian dialects. This language was adopted by other cultures and countries like Britain, Ireland, the United States, Canada, Australia, New Zealand, South Africa, and India as their second language. As the English language became popular and traveled to different countries, many people started using smart English words, but the meaning kept changing as they traveled to different regions, making the language funny. What started as an upper-class language in the Anglo-Saxon era has now become the language for common people in most third-world countries.
The question that will strike you now will be, what are these smart words, and can we learn them easily even while being part of a country where English did not originate as a primary language? The answer is simple, yes. However, if you are interested in learning more, this blog post attempts to help you understand the basic idea of smart words in a conversation.
Whether you are writing or speaking in front of a group, you always get stuck at the most important time finding that most appropriate word. So, to help you at the time of writing and speaking, choose the most common and appropriate words. We have selected a few words that will help you look smart. These words might be big heavy words but not long words; instead, they are precise words that convey the meaning perfectly and express what you are trying to say. So, before your big written exams or speech, familiarize yourself with these words so that you can make a good impression and make yourself stand out from the average English-speaking crowd.
Here are some of the smart English words that you can use during the speeches to replace your boring ideas with interesting words:
Very angry —> Furious
Very stupid —> Idiotic
Very beautiful —> Gorgeous
Very big —> Massive
Very happy —> Ecstatic
Very boring —> Dull
Very good —> Excellent
Very noisy —> Deafening
Very clear —> Obvious
Very poor —> Destitute
Very wet —> Soaked
Very cheap —> Stingy
Very clean —> Spotless
Very colorful —> Vibrant
Very short —> Brief
Very difficult —> Arduous
Very dry —> Arid
Very quick —> Rapid
Very crowded —> Bustling
Very tall —> Towering
Very easy —> Effortless
Very slow —> Sluggish
Very busy —> Swamped
Very careful —> Cautious
Very confused —> Perplexed
Very creative —> Innovative
Here are some of the common words, but their real names are uncommon to us. So, to make you aware of these, we have listed a few of them here.
Some people think that using big words randomly will make you look smart, but you might be wrong. It does not work that way. Learning new words might be difficult, but it is always useful if used correctly and at the right place. Many studies also prove that learning new words is directly proportional to increasing your memory and vocabulary. For that reason, you don't need to learn new words daily. You just need to be curious about new words and the world around you and keep learning new words whenever possible.
Here are some words that you can use to make your vocabulary sound polished.
If you are still not sure why English is such a funny language, it is primarily because there are so many words and so many rules, and sometimes some words have similar meanings and sounds, which makes it a hard to comprehend language; therefore making the language sound funny. But, as you learn advanced English vocabulary, it becomes easier for you to understand the language.
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