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Word Booster: Express Yourself

By Sophie Nadel, Writer’s Tips Editor


Words are empowering. With their abilities, one can topple an empire, battle corruption, and inspire thousands of people. Writing is one of the best ways for you to express yourself to your audience. Each word that you write serves as an extension of you and your ideals and goals. Therefore, having a full vocabulary is important to fully encompass yourself in your writing. Here are some words to help you express yourself!

Broadcast: (verb) to make widely known
I was mortified when Aaron broadcasted my secret to the entire sixth grade.

Effusive: (adj) expressing a lot of emotion
Tammy was always very effusive when she spoke and made wide gestures to emphasize her points.

Expose: (verb) to make known, reveal
Shyly, Trevor exposed his true feelings when he asked his best friend to the dance.

Invigorate: (verb) to give life and energy to
Violet found that baking invigorated her; she always felt more energetic after she closed the cookies in the oven.

Outgoing: (adj) being at ease and friendly when dealing with others
Erika was remarkably outgoing, and she was always surrounded by new friends.

Proclaim: (verb) to announce publicly, declare
In a loud and clear voice I proclaimed my intention to win the horseback riding competition to the awed crowd.

(Definitions from Merriam-Webster Online Dictionary)