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CollectionStars and StripesExplore These Lists From the July Calendar
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  • 14 WordsStar-Spangled Vocabulary: Patriotic Words
  • 30 WordsVocabulary from "The Declaration of Independence", July 4
  • 20 WordsWords from the 4th of July Songbook
  • 14 Words'Tis A Gift To Be Simple: Words For National Simplicity Day, July 12
  • 24 WordsLiberty, Equality, Vocabulary: Words for Bastille Day, July 14
  • 20 WordsHorsin' Around: Vocabulary for National Horse Day, July 15
  • 22 WordsCheck It Out, Mate: Vocabulary for International Chess Day, July 20
CollectionHey, JuneExplore These Lists From the June Calendar
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  • 12 WordsSpinnin' Around
  • 15 WordsA Graduation Lexicon
  • 13 WordsOh, My Stars! A Solstice Sampler: June 20
  • 10 WordsFather's Day Vocabulary: June 21
  • 20 WordsVain Vocabulary for National Selfie Day: June 21
CollectionHomewords BoundMake Yourself at Home with This Collection of Architecture and Interiors Vocabulary
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  • 31 WordsBuilt To Last: Architectural Parlance
  • 17 WordsLearning Down The House: Parts of Your Home
  • 18 WordsThe Ottoman Empire: Furniture Words
  • 16 WordsThere's No Word Like Home

Just for Fun Vocabulary Lists:

Check It Out, Mate: Chess Vocabulary

Widely recognized as one of the greatest and most difficult board games in the world, chess originated in India in the 6th century C.E., spreading into Persia and the Muslim world — undergoing rule changes over the course of many centuries — before arriving in Europe and beyond. Learn this list and become a vocabulary grandmaster!
22 Words

'Tis A Gift To Be Simple: Words For National Simplicity Day

The mathematician-philosopher Alfred North Whitehead famously said "Seek simplicity, and distrust it." Simply put, this list provides the vocabulary to describe anything from an easy job to an elegantly minimal interior design.
14 Words

Star-Spangled Vocabulary: Patriotic Words

Love of country is a powerful motivating force, leading us to vote, advocate, protest peacefully, and otherwise engage as citizens in an ongoing effort to improve our society. Learn this list and let your vocabulary flag fly!
14 Words

Gross, Anatomy!

The human body is a treasure trove of vocabulary, from the tiniest blood vessel to the biggest bone. How many of these words for body parts do you know?
19 Words

Strike A Pose: Positions and Posture

These words describe all sorts of ways that we move, rest, or arrange our limbs. Don't just stand there, let's get to it!
20 Words

Dirty Words: The Language of Gardening

Do you have a green thumb? Whether you live on a farm or have a pot of herbs on your kitchen windowsill, dig in to this list of grow-cabulary and see what sprouts!
20 Words

Seas The Day: Words That Shore Are Beachy

Avoid pier pressure on your next trip to the beach with this salty list of maritime vocabulary.
17 Words

The Lazy, Hazy Days of Summer

Summer is a season for fun activities, but set aside some time for just chilling, maybe with a book, indoors or out. This list will give you all the words you need to master the art of doing nothing.
13 Words

There's No Word Like Home

Shelter is a basic human need, as essential as food and water. As a result, there are many words to describe the place you live, each with its own history and connotation. Get ready for some home schooling!
16 Words

The Ottoman Empire: Furniture Words

Words like "desk" and "chair" are so drab and commonplace that we pay them no mind. Give your vocabulary a makeover with these words for furniture that will have you sounding like a famous interior designer.
18 Words

Built To Last: Architectural Parlance

The right words are the foundation for understanding a subject. These architectural terms will help you construct a monumental vocabulary!
31 Words

May the 4th Be With You: Star Wars Words

Rejoice, Star Wars fans! May the 4th is National Star Wars Day! The epic film series launched plenty of words—like Jedi and Wookiee—but it also made use of existing words, giving them a new spin, and a new force, if you will. Our Star Wars lexicon will serve you well in any galaxy. Read the full article here.
25 Words

Motherlode: A Mother's Day Lexicon

Mothers do so many things, which is why a good nap may be the best gift you can give your own mom on Mother's Day. Still, you might want to offer Mom a few words of appreciation, so here's a list of 13 verbs that get to the heart of what mothers do. Read more here: A Motherlode of Vocabulary for Mother's Day
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A Vocabulary Bestiary: Animals That Behave as Verbs

Many common animal names are also verbs. Often their meanings relate closely to an animal's appearance or behavior, but sometimes there’s more to the story. Learn the words on this list and you'll have something to crow about!
20 Words

Hot to Trot: Animal Ambulation

Every animal propels itself a little differently, and many of those motions have become words that evoke a particular attitude or characteristic. Learning this list will give you some new lexical moves. Hop to it!
12 Words

Something's Fishy: A Fresh Catch of Aquatic Words

Are you angling for a bigger vocabulary to tell your next fish story? Let this list lure you under the waves, where you'll catch a net full of shiny words from the ocean kingdom. Take the plunge!
24 Words

Words of a Feather: Unflappable Avian Vocabulary

Do some bird-related words fly over your head? Don’t wing it — take a quack at this emu-sing list of avian words. You won’t egret it!
13 Words

On a Pedestal: Marble-ous Words for Sculpture

Sculpture is likely the most ancient of all arts, possibly going back half a million years to the pre-human era. Whatever style you prefer, this list will help you shape your vocabulary into a work of art.
12 Words

Stump Speech: Tree Terminology

Turn over a new lexical leaf and branch out with this list of arboreal vocabulary. Learning these words will really spruce up your language!
20 Words

Stroke of Genius: Words About Painting

The art of painting is at least 40,000 years old — there's something fundamentally human about the urge to create pictures of the things we see or imagine. Use this list to brush up on your palette of painterly parlance.
31 Words

Exemptions, Deductions, and Loopholes: Tax Day Vocabulary

Tax Day, April 15th, is the second most dreaded day of the year — next to Doomsday. The language of taxation runs all over the financial map, describing the wealthy, the disadvantaged, and the tedious process of paying taxes. Here are some words you're likely to hear in relation to this stressful day, which can be — pardon the expression — quite taxing.
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It Could Be Verse: Poetry Parlance

From Shakespeare's sonnets to Kendrick Lamar's lyrics, language that is organized around rhythm and rhyme can carry enormous meaning and emotional force. Whether you're into epic odes or freestyle slams, this list gives you the lingo you need to unlock some of the most beautiful works ever written.
20 Words

Curtain Call: Dance and Theater Terms

If you're into singing, dancing, or acting — or if you like to watch other people perform — you're going to want to learn this dramatic list and get your vocabulary on point.
17 Words

For Grilled Cheese Day, Vocab with a Twist

National Grilled Cheese Day is celebrated on April 12. To show our appreciation for this iconic sandwich, we present a metaphorical "grilled cheese" sandwich — synonyms for grill, as in "question strenuously," plus synonyms for cheesy, as in "tacky." (Tomato soup not included.)
10 Words

Tricky Terms for April Fool's Day

You'd be a fool not to learn these words related to pranks, jokes, and deceit. For more on the history of these words, read The Cunning, Risible Holiday of April Fool's Day.
20 Words

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