If you want to spice up your speech and sound fluent, use these smart words.
- Meaning: present, appearing, or found everywhere.
- Example: his ubiquitous influence was felt by all the family
- Meaning: a typical example or pattern of something; a pattern or model.
- Example: society’s paradigm of the ideal woman
- Meaning: a stock of skills or types of behaviour that a person habitually uses.
- Example: his repertoire of threats, stares, and gestures
- Meaning: a division or contrast between two things that are or are represented as being opposed or entirely different.
- Example: a rigid dichotomy between science and mysticism.
- Meaning: use ambiguous language so as to conceal the truth or avoid committing oneself.
- Example: the government have equivocated too often in the past
6. Non sequitur
- Meaning: a conclusion or statement that does not logically follow from the previous argument or statement.
- Example: his weird mixed metaphors and non sequiturs
- Meaning: a solution or remedy for all difficulties or diseases.
- Example: the panacea for all corporate ills
- Meaning: (of an action) carried out without real interest, feeling, or effort.
- Example: he gave a perfunctory nod
- Meaning: very attentive to and concerned about accuracy and detail.
- Example: she dressed with fastidious care
- Meaning: brilliantly and excitingly clever or skilful.
- Example: the audience loved his scintillating wit
- Meaning: a harsh discordant mixture of sounds.
- Example: a cacophony of deafening alarm bells