Group 1: Words reflecting an attitude of excessive pride
This group of words places focus on people who are arrogant, think too much of themselves and have an inflated idea about their own selves. Go through the following words and identify the ones you can use for some people of this kind that you know.
- Pompous: Arrogant or egotistical.
- Boastful: Exhibiting self-importance; boldly self-assured; confident.
- Narcissistic: Characteristic of those having an inflated idea of their own importance.
- Cocky: Overly self-confident or self-assertive.
- Bumptious: Offensively self-assertive Believing oneself to be better and more important than others.
- Egotistic: Characteristic of those having an inflated idea of their own importance.
- Hubristic: Overbearing pride or presumption.
- Conceited: Characteristic of false pride; having an exaggerated sense of self-importance.
Group 2: Words related to being muscular and well built
Building up muscles takes up a lot of effort but learning words related to muscular people does not require the same amount of effort. In this group of words, explore words that are used for strong and well-built individuals. Go through these words:
- Burly: Large, well-built and muscular.
- Hunk: A well-built sexually attractive man.
- Stocky: Having a short and solid form or stature, having strength.
- Beefcake: A photograph of a muscular man in minimal attire.
- Hulking: Of great size and bulk.
- Strapping: Muscular and heavily built.
- Thickset: Having a short and solid form or stature.
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.