Several quizzes have been connected to this section as vocabulary muscle builders.
See how many people you can fool with your fake definitions. A thesaurus is like a dictionary except that it groups words within constellations of meaning.
Links allow you to go conveniently back and forth between the dictionary and the thesaurus.
Write down the words in one column; then, later, when you have a dictionary at your disposal, write down a common definition of the word; in a third column, write a brief sentence using the word, underlined. In the pauses of your busy daywhen you're sitting on the bus, in the dentist's office, during commercialstake out the paper and review your vocabulary words until you feel comfortable that you would recognize (and be able to use) these words the next time you see them.
The amazing thing is that you will see the words againeven "nefarious miscreants," and probably sooner than you thought.
Make reading these articles one of your daily habits, an addiction, even.
Play dictionary games with your family in which someone uses the dictionary to find a neat word and writes down the real definition and everyone else writes down a fake (and funny) definition.