Word Groups - 23

Group 1: Words that imply something is small or insignificant 
In this group, we explore words that suggest something is small or insignificant. These words can be used for people or things.
Go through the set of words here:
  • Petty: Trivial, insignificant, minor.
  • Trivial: Small and of little importance
  • Meager: Small, inadequate, poor and of little importance.
  • Miniscule: Very small
  • Lilliputian: Tiny; relating to or characteristic of the imaginary country of Lilliput
  • Skimpy: Sparse, inadequate, meager.
  • Paltry: Not worth considering
  • Puny: Small, insignificant, feeble.
Group 2: Words used to describe fights and quarrels 
In this cluster, we explore a set of words that are used to describe various kinds of fights and altercations.
Explore the set of words here:
  • Wrangle: An altercation, a fight, an argument.
  • Bicker: Argue over petty things.
  • Brawl: To engage in a petty, bad-tempered quarrel.
  • Fracas: Noisy quarrel.
  • Tiff: A quarrel about petty points.
  • Scuffle: Disorderly fighting.
  • Ruckus: A quarrel about something relatively unimportant.
  • Altercation: Noisy quarrel.
  • Wrangle: To quarrel noisily, angrily or disruptively.
  • Hassle: Disorderly fighting/An angry disturbance
  • Hubbub: Commotion, disorder, brouhaha.
The two clusters above showcase how the method of cluster formation can be used for expanding your word-power. Use this method and your vocabulary database will surely grow exponentially.
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