The Ultimate Spelling Editors At eReflect Introduce Blog Readers To Some Of The Least-Known Words

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eReflect shares a list of 11 least-known words with its dedicated blog readers at the Ultimate Spelling website, celebrating language’s organic, fascinating nature.

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People who can confidently say “I spell well” might find it easy to spell words such as “stibnite.”

eReflect recently published a "listicle" explaining 11 lesser-known words in the English language, as part of their goal to continually celebrate the language’s never-ending growth, volatility, and colorfulness. Words such as chersonese, pyknic, didapper, and ossify are presented to the blog readers showing how languages across the world define, understand, and communicate concepts, emotions, situations, and reality. The fact that these words are part of the English lexicon make them even more intriguing to peruse, eReflect believes.

People who can confidently say “I spell well” might find it easy to spell words such as “stibnite.” Stibnite refers to “a mineral that consists of the trisulfide of antimony and occurs in orthorhombic lead-gray crystals of metallic luster or in massive form,” Merriam-Webster dictionary explains. “Skullduggery” is another word featured in this listicle by eReflect. “Skullduggery” refers to an underhanded deal that takes place informally between people; in other words, a trickery.

“Brummagem” is a regional word referring to people or anything else pertaining to the UK city of Birmingham, eReflect explains. While it is virtually impossible for people to always guess the spelling of new words, having good spelling skills and honing them often ensures people can avoid any awkward misspellings of new or unknown words.

eReflect also shares “didapper,” a word that the Merriam-Webster dictionary defines as “a dabchick or other small grebe.” It’s the contracted form of the word “dive-dapper.”

Practicing with spelling software helps many people refresh their orthography skills. By using all of the technology easily available on line, eReflect notes that people don’t have to go back to school to learn how to spell. Several spelling programs teach spelling in fun, interactive, and efficient ways, as is the case with Ultimate Spelling™, eReflect reminds readers.

Readers are encouraged to guess the meaning of words such as “penurious,” “Yogh,” “Kalian,” and “Pyknic,” in an exercise that draws upon not only their knowledge of English but of other languages too, including Greek, Iranian, Latin, and Middle English.

Learning to spell new words ensures people will be competent language users who are keeping up with the latest words and concepts entering the language all the time.


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