Weekly Vocab Builder

Improve your vocabulary, improve your writing. This week’s list:

  • Halcyon: a mythical figure. Also, calm, peaceful. Also, well see the link. This word has a lot of meanings.
  • Choral: a worship song.
  • Sesquipedalian: a long word. Also, someone who likes to use long words. And more. Click the link.
  • Raffish: stylish; being fashionable. It makes me think of its synonym rakish, which additionally means being disreputable, wanton.
  • Syllabication: breaking down a word into syllables.

About Erin Brenner

With a BA and an MA in English, Erin has been an editing professional for 15 years, working on a variety of media, especially online. Her niche is business/marketing and online. In addition, she has experience teaching editing to non-editors and coaching writers. In 2008, Erin was bitten by the social media bug...hard. Follow her on Twitter, @ebrenner, and get a daily vocabulary word, a link to the article of the day, and much more. You can also find her on Facebook and LinkedIn.
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