Word Groups - 10

Group 1: Words used to express different kinds of praise
Who does not love praise? We all do. On top of that, praise does come in different forms. In this theme, we explore some of the words that reflect on this concept and describe the different ways in which something or someone can praised.
Explore them here:
  • Panegyric: A lofty oration or writing in praise of a person or thing.
  • Praise: The act of expressing approval or admiration.
  • Distinction: A marking off or distinguishing as different.
  • Tribute: A gift, testimonial, compliment, or the like, given as due or in acknowledgment of gratitude or esteem.
  • Plaudit: An enthusiastic expression of approval.
  • Laudation: An act or instance of lauding; encomium; tribute.
  • Salutation: A word or phrase serving as the prefatory greeting in a letter or speech.
Group 2: Words that are used for representing complexity and deep knowledge
We have to agree that there are some things that require deep knowledge and insight. These are also things that escape ordinary levels of understanding and comprehension.
We have a handy cluster of words which refer to these complexities here:
  • Profound: Penetrating or entering deeply into subjects of thought or knowledge.
  • Abstract: Thought of apart from concrete realities, specific objects, or actual instances.
  • Arcane: Known or understood by very few; mysterious; secret.
  • Mysterious: Full of, characterized by, or involving mystery.
  • Inscrutable: Incapable of being investigated, analyzed, or scrutinized; impenetrable.
  • Recondite: Dealing with very profound, difficult, or abstruse subject matter.
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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