What makes the ‘Words that deserve wider use’ list by Word Warriors so intriguing?

– Provides a platform for neglected words to gain attention and recognition. – Raises awareness about the richness and diversity of language. – Encourages linguistic creativity and exploration.
– Can expand vocabulary and language skills.
– Sparks conversations and debates about words and their meanings. – Celebrates the beauty of lesser-known words.

– Some words may not have a practical use in everyday language. – Can be seen as pretentious or pedantic by some.
– May contribute to confusion or misunderstanding if unfamiliar words are used without context.
– Could lead to overuse or misuse of words for the sake of appearing intellectual. – Creates a divide between those who know the list and those who don’t. – May distract from more pressing language-related issues.

context: https://wordwarriors.wayne.edu/list

Discover the hidden gems of language on this site. We’ve compiled a collection of overlooked yet practical words that we hope to revive. Let’s reintroduce these words into everyday conversation. Join us in celebrating the underrated. We are eager to see your submissions.