Some Favorite, Underused, Cool Words

From a story on axios.com headlined “More words for your repertoire”:

I have to be honest with you: We simply wanted to share with you an example of a sentence with the 10 most frequently used words in it. We just did! They’re in bold.

  • Now let’s move on to rarer words: Last week we asked you for your favorite underused, cool words that ought to be elevated.

Why it matters: We received a thousand emails from our readers with funny, heartwarming, unique submissions.

Here’s a selection — with Merriam-Webster definitions: