Up to Snuff #56: Word List from Flaubert and Madame Bovary and Notes On Well Researched Language

Up to Snuff #56:  Word List from Flaubert and Madame Bovary and Notes On Well Researched Language

By, Afua Serwah Osei-Bonsu

 

A word list one may compile by reading a book is a way to study language but may also be characteristic of a good book in general.  Inserting and threading in books good language develops books and people.  It’s a nice ladder to use a dictionary to learn new things or just write down interesting expressions that please you.  It’s a development point for writers to research language.  Part of the reason people read at all is to learn language. A good book may be one that has well researched language and a good writer may be in tune with this phenomenon.  How does one advance, not just at writing, but with language, writings component pieces? It becomes paramount to read the dictionary thoroughly, study foreign languages and Latin, read and write down unfamiliar words or appealing words.

 

Exigent

Dipsomaniac

Monomaniac

Tacitus

Apperception

Rancor

Calamity

Gangrene

Puerperal

Tonic

A thunderclap

Turgid

Spurious

Obscenity

Ingres

Candor

Acquiesce

Chaste

Blasphemy

Extolled

Rebuke

Reprisal

Saint Anthony

Saint-Beuve

Saint Julian the Hospitaller

Saint-Malo

Saint Matthew

Saint Saba

Saint Theresa

Saint Vincent de Paul

 

 

 

 

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