Here are some very cool dictionary-like resources for your enjoyment. For finding things like synonyms, rhymes, and words on the tip of your tongue. Go crazy.
Reverse Dictionary : enter a word or phrase to get results
Synonym Finder: find some synonyms
Similar Word Finder for the word you just can’t quite remember
Rhyming Dictionary that is seriously hardcore
Uncommon ‘A’ Words for all your uncommon ‘A’ needs
Dictionary of Obscure Words, which I have investigated here
The Shorter Thesaurus for finding short synonyms
Many books like to complect obscure, tonish words into their stories and use them crebrously. By the end of it, the reader just feels smarter, their facund vocabulary munified by at least one.
Here’s a good resource for finding that recherché word that will become forever associated in your readers’ minds with your story. The Logorrhea is a dictionary of unusual, lautitious, cacologous words. Now you can bloviate to your heart’s content.
Some select words to mabble this post:
- Fabaceous: bean-like
- Rumbustious: boisterous
- Tarantism: the irresistible urge to dance
- Deipotent: having godlike power
- Hepatoscopy: divination by the study of animal livers