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Dictionary of Literary Words: Vocabulary Building

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What are “Literary Words”?

‘Literary words’ are associated with literature.
‘Literary words’ are typical of a work of literature and imaginative writing.
‘Literary words’ are used with a particular meaning, in narrative, drama, poetry and other writing in a literary manner

Example-1:
Flash: In general sense - to shine brightly for a few moments
Camera flashed once.
Flash: In literary sense - to show a strong emotion suddenly
Their eyes flashed with horror.
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Example-2:
Soil: In general sense - the top layer of the earth
The soil was very fertile in the plains.
Soil: In literary sense - an area of land; a particular country
Those people are very fond of American soil.
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Example-3:
Thunder: In general sense - (of thundercloud) to make a very loud deep sound
Sky thundered.
Thunder: In literary sense - to cry, shout, complain, or criticize, etc. very noisily and irritably
People thundered against the price hike.
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Important Note: Many words are used in literary sense only.

Besides Literary Words, there are some Idioms and Phrasal Verbs which are used in literary sense.
Example- (idiom): on either/every hand – on both or all sides
Example- (phrasal verb): thirst for something – to wish for something

Detailed list of ‘literary words’, parts of speech they belong to, and their meanings are as follows:

Literary Words -- A

abandon [verb]
to feel an emotion or a sentiment strongly

about [proposition]
surrounding somebody/something

abyss [noun]
a very deep wide crack or opening in the ground

adamantine [adjective]
extremely strong, not possible to break or smash

adieu [interjection]
goodbye/farewell

affections [noun]
feelings of love, care, etc.

aflame [adjective]
burning; in flames | full of dazzling lights | showing pleasure or disgrace

afterglow [noun]
the light in the sky after sunset | a pleasant feeling that you feel after you have enjoyed a good experience; delight

ageless [adjective]
never coming to an end or growing old; everlasting

agleam [adjective]
shining strongly; full of light

aglow [adjective]
shining with color or pleasure

alas [interjection]
used to show disappointment, regret or unhappiness

Albion [noun]
an ancient name for Great Britain

alchemy [noun]
magical power

alight [verb]
(of a bird) to come down through the air onto the ground

amazon [noun]
a tall, well-built woman

angry [adjective]
(of the sea/sky ) dark and stormy; tempestuous
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