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How to Expand Your Vocabulary

Throughout the last few years I have invested a significant amount of effort into expanding my vocabulary. I have found some methods to be more effective than others, and outline the most effective methods I have found in this article. There are two ways to learn new words— by deliberately looking them up, or by learning when exposed to them. I have found the latter to be more effective, and many of the below methods explore ways to do this.

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David Pfeiffer

I write about science, technology, philosophy, personal growth, education, and life.