12 most remarkable words you should include in your vocabulary

If you haven’t used brouhaha, vexed or apropos lately, you should reconsider, according to this author. Do you agree with her?

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The words we write and speak make us who we are. So, given the opportunity, shouldn’t you use remarkable words? Of course you should.

In order to help you become a more eloquent individual, I’m sharing 12 words with the definition, what word it can replace, and how you can use it in the real (social) world. I guarantee: If you can incorporate these into your daily vocabulary, you will be more remarkable too.*

1. Facetious

Definition: Supposed to be funny, intended to be humorous but often silly or inappropriate
It can replace: Sarcastic
Real world use: You may think your tweets are hysterical, but you’re just being facetious.

2. Verklempt

Definition: Yiddish, overcome with emotion; clenched; also written ferklempt
It can replace: Choked up
Real world use: Every time I see the picture of the panda hugging the police officer after the earthquake in China on Pinterest, I get verklempt.

3. Apropos

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