Word Groups - 4

Group 1: Words about predictions of the future

Who would not like a set of words that predict the happenings of the future? Well, we are not sure we can predict the future but if you keep using this method to learn words, we can definitely predict that your word bank will be fairly amazing. Have a look and learn the following future related words:
Augur: Predict from an omen.
Auspice: A favorable omen or a sign.
Foretell: Make a prediction about; tell in advance.
Betoken: Be a sign that something is likely to happen.
Omen: A sign of something about to happen.
Prophecy: A prediction uttered under divine inspiration.
Prediction: A statement made about the future.
Presage: Indicate by signs.

Group 2: Words related to confusion

Now this is another amazingly effective cluster: the cluster of confusion. This word group highlights the numerous words that can be used to represent confusion. With the help of this cluster, you can now classify the various kinds of confusion that some members of your family or your friends circle might suffer from. Have a read:
Astonished: Filled with the emotional impact of overwhelming surprise or shock.
Bewildered: Perplexed by many conflicting situations or statements.
Baffled: Totally bewilder or perplex.
Befuddled: Confused and vague; used especially of thinking.
Confounded: Amazed, baffled or confused.
Disconcerted: Shaken up or confused.
Dumbfounded: As if struck dumb with astonishment and surprise.
Flabbergasted: Surprise (someone) greatly; astonish.
Stupefied: Puzzled and confused.

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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