What is a counter word?

What is a counter word?

Definition of counterword : a word that has a broad and vague range of meaning through widespread use in many markedly different situations (as case, awfully, fix, job, payoff)

How do you find a lot of words?

7 Ways to Improve Your Vocabulary

  1. Develop a reading habit. Vocabulary building is easiest when you encounter words in context.
  2. Use the dictionary and thesaurus.
  3. Play word games.
  4. Use flashcards.
  5. Subscribe to “word of the day” feeds.
  6. Use mnemonics.
  7. Practice using new words in conversation.

What words do I not know?

10 Words You Probably Didn’t Know Existed In The English Language

  • Kerfuffle. The word, which has been around since the 1800s is traced back to Scottish or Celtic roots.
  • Ragamuffin. At some point, we’ve all heard the word ‘rag’ before, right?
  • Whippersnapper.
  • Gobbledygook.
  • Poppycock.
  • Discombobulate.
  • Curmudgeon.
  • Lackadaisical.

What is counter number?

In digital logic and computing, a counter is a device which stores (and sometimes displays) the number of times a particular event or process has occurred, often in relationship to a clock. The most common type is a sequential digital logic circuit with an input line called the clock and multiple output lines.

How many words are there?

We considered dusting off the dictionary and going from A1 to Zyzzyva, however, there are an estimated 171,146 words currently in use in the English language, according to the Oxford English Dictionary, not to mention 47,156 obsolete words.

What is a fancy word?

complicated, decorative, deluxe, elegant, frilly, gaudy, lavish, ornate, special, sumptuous, imagination, inclination, fantasy, visualize, care for, crave, adorned, baroque, beautifying, chichi.

How can I talk smart?

How to Sound Smart

  1. Use simple terminology. Stop thinking the use of big words will make you appear smart.
  2. Don’t over-articulate. Connect the words within phrases together.
  3. Relax & Breathe. Being relaxed always improves your performance; exhale your voice right out of your lungs.
  4. Use a varied intonation pattern.