Weekly Vocab Builder

Some uncommon words to enliven your writing:

  • Sojourner: a visitor; a traveler who stays somewhere for a short time
  • Aha moment:  epiphany; a moment of intellectual discovery
  • Punctilious: meticulous; taking note of small details
  • Forfend: to forbid; also to protect
  • Incarnadine: blood-red; also to make such a color

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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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