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A bigger vocabulary can help build your self esteem and make others find you more interesting.

Here are some synonyms you can use to replace common words.

Aghast (in place of “shocked”)

Adore (in place of “love”)

Cunning (in place of “clever”)

Utterly (in place of “literally”)

Egregious (in place of “awful”)

Exasperated (in place of “annoyed”)

Exquisite (in place of “delicious”)

Fallacious (in place of “false”)

Incandescent (in place of “bright”)

Keen on/to (in place of “excited”)I’m keen to grab drinks later, since I’ve never met Greg’s friend.”

Punctilious (in place of “thorough”)