In this infographic, we share 19 new words to add to your vocabulary in 2020. If you are writing about young people, use these words in their dialogue.
Isabel Cabrera writes: ‘A great writer needs a great vocabulary. But what’s the best way to increase the number and quality of the words in your writer’s toolbox?
A thesaurus won’t help. Switching words for a fancier alternative will alienate your readers and ensure your writing flows as well as an Antarctic river.
You could learn new words by playing Friday night word puzzle games, but that would involve playing board games on a Friday night!
Or you can just check out the new infographic by Global English Editing below which lists 19 new words to spice up your vocabulary in 2020. The infographic lists the new words to use, provides a definition of each, and an example sentence showing how to use it.
From mansplaining, to GOAT, to swole, these words are becoming increasingly mainstream, especially in internet-speak.
Spicing up your vocabulary doesn’t need to take long, and it will help you become a better writer.
Remember, by learning the words below, the more “bingeable” your 2020 writing will be.’
19 New Words To Add To Your Vocabulary In 2020
While we don’t think all of these words are suitable for mainstream writing, they are a fun way to make your dialogue more contemporary. Especially if you are writing about young people.
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by Isabel Cabrera, Communications Manager, The Expert Editor
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