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Interesting and Unusual Words

Interesting and Unusual Words - The Slang Dictionary Free Online Dictionary of Unusual and Weird Words: International House of Logorrhea Dictionary of Unusual Words logorrhea log-uh-RI-uh, n an excessive flow of words, prolixity [Gr logos word + roia flow, stream] Welcome to the International House of Logorrhea, a free online dictionary of weird words and unusual words to help enhance your vocabulary. Did you ever have an English teacher who told you 'Whenever you read something, and find an odd word you don't know, look it up in the dictionary and write it down'? I have compiled a list of 17,000 English words, ranging from merely uncommon words to the rarest of the rare words, nearly obsolete and just plain nutty! While I have tried to be fairly comprehensive, this is not meant to be an unabridged dictionary or to include all rare words. I have used a variety of dictionaries in compiling the IHL. If you notice any misspelled, poorly defined or missing words, or if you have any comments or questions, please contact me. I hope you have found this site to be useful.

Urban Dictionary, March 12: it's been real Word Roots and Prefixes Robert Harris Version Date: December 27, 2013 Previous: February 25, 2012 Original: October 13, 1997 This list contains some of the common roots and prefixes that make up the building blocks of numerous English words. Following the table of general roots and prefixes is a table of number prefixes. How Words Work Even though the English language has more that a million words in it, many of those words are made up of a relatively small set of roots (or base words) and a prefix. The very words prefix and suffix are good examples, too. By learning the common roots and prefixes (and a few suffixes) you will be able to discern the meaning of many new words almost immediately. Now that you have learned that ject means to throw, think how many words you can define almost immediately: reject, project, inject, subject, eject, and so on. Note that some modern words are formed by using abbreviated forms of other words. Want to turn these roots into vocabulary learning? General Roots and Prefixes

The World's Greatest Books Home Search Site Contact Us Site Map Our FREE ebooks Help to download and convert files on this site The Western World's Greatest Books More than 500 Classics Set out below are more than 500 of the western world's greatest books, spanning the period from BC to 1954. The list has been compiled from some of the titles appearing in 500 Classics Reviewed , Salem Press, 1995 and 1001 Books You Must Read Before You Die, Ed. How does one decide which books are "great"? The number in brackets after the Title , is the year first published or the year written. The works are presented, on this page, in Author order. For a list of some of Australia's greatest books, go to the Australia's Greatest Books page. Listing by Author - Find out the meanings of common sayings Early Modern Resources Word Information - an English dictionary about English vocabulary words and etymologies derived primarily from Latin and Greek word origins Sixteenth Century Renaissance English Literature (1485-1603) King Henry VIII | Queen Elizabeth I | John Fisher | William Tyndale | Sir Thomas More | John HeywoodThomas Sackville | Nicholas Udall | John Skelton | Sir Thomas Wyatt | Henry Howard | Thomas CranmerHugh Latimer | Roger Ascham | Sir Thomas Hoby | Richard Hooker | George Gascoigne | Sir Philip SidneyJohn Lyly | Thomas Nashe | John Foxe | Edmund Spenser | Robert Southwell | Robert Greene | George PeeleThomas Kyd | Christopher Marlowe | William Shakespeare | Fulke Greville | Thomas Campion | Thomas HariotSir Walter Ralegh | Edward de Vere, Earl of Oxford | Anthony Munday | Sir John Davies | Michael DraytonMary Sidney Herbert, Countess of Pembroke | Samuel Daniel | Emilia Lanyer | Articles | Resources | Search ©1996-2011 Anniina Jokinen. All Rights Reserved.

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