Vocab Builder

This week’s list is a collection of words worth knowing and using.

  • Quintessential: most typical
  • Noctivagant: wandering in the night
  • Scuttle: small opening in the deck or hull of a ship
  • Ethereal: delicate, airy
  • Kowtow: to kneel and touch one’s forehead to the ground in respect or subservience to another

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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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