English Words in Action Index, Groups A to Z

(an alphabetized listing of links to a world of the uncompromising multi-purpose, majestic, and fathomable universe of words)

These are just a few of the many words listed in this unit
that can help you IMPROVE your vocabulary skills!

Lists of English words and practical examples of how they are used in sentences:

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—Much of the information presented in these groups was compiled from

Family Word Finder; The Reader's Digest Association, Inc.;
Pleasantville, New York; 1975.

Picturesque Word Origins from Webster's New International Dictionary
G. & C. Merriam Company; Springfield, Massachusetts, U.S.A.; 1933.

Webster's Word Histories; Merriam-Webster, Inc., Publishers;
Springfield, Massachusetts; 1989.

Word Origins and Their Romantic Stories by Wilfred Funk;
Grosset & Dunlap; New York; 1950.

Thereby Hangs a Tale by Charles Earle Funk;
Harper & Row, Publishers; New York; 1950.

Also, many dictionary sources, newspapers, and magazines provided additional information.
English vocabulary quizzes in random order from easy to more difficult for greater word skills.

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