Group 1: Words that suggest inclination or liking towards something
In this group, we explore words that suggest a liking or inclination towards something. You can also try to identify one of these words with your own preferences and see which ones you can use. This would be a good usage exercise.
Go through the set of words here:
- Disposition: An attitude of the mind, especially one that favors one alternative over others.
- Affinity: A natural attraction, liking, or feeling of kinship.
- Proclivity: A natural propensity or inclination.
- Predilection: A partiality or disposition in favor of something; a preference.
- Affections: A positive feeling of liking.
- Partiality: A predisposition to like something.
- Penchant: A strong liking.
Group 2: Words used to indicate pain relief or a calming effect
In this cluster, we explore a set of words that talk about a calming or soothing effect.
Explore the set of words here:
- Painkilling: Reducing or eliminating pain
- Opiate: Something that dulls the senses and induces relaxation or torpor.
- Analgesic: A medication that reduces or eliminates pain.
- Palliative: Remedy that alleviates pain without curing.
- Sedative: Having a soothing, calming, or tranquilizing effect.
- Anodyne: Capable of soothing or eliminating pain.
- Soporific: A drug that induces sleep.
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.