15 Fancy Words to Use That'll Make You Feel like Royalty ...


The words you choose to use can make you sound more or less intelligent.

That's why you should aim to learn as many as you can cram into your brain.

Here are a few fancy ones that you should add to your vocabulary:

1. Ambience

This word is used to describe the atmosphere.

So the next time your boyfriend does something sweet, like decorate your room with rose petals, you can thank him for the romantic ambience.

2. Aquarelle

This word is used to describe a painting done in watercolors.

It should be useful the next time you take a trip to a museum with your friends.

3. Bastille

Bastille is more than an amazing rock band.

It's actually a word that means jail or prison.

There was also a fortress in Paris called The Bastille.

4. Bibliophile

This word is used to describe someone who is crazy about books.

So if you have a large collection of novels that just keeps expanding, you're probably a bibliophile.2

5. Braggadocio

This word is used to describe an arrogant person.

So if someone you know won't stop bragging, you can call them a braggadocio.

6. Cadence

This word is used to describe the rhythmic flow of the sounds of language.

However, it can also be used to describe "a sequence of notes or chords comprising the close of a musical phrase."

7. Celestial

This word means heavenly or holy.

You can call an angel a celestial being, or you could simply use celestial to describe your perfect first date.

8. Colloquial

This word is used to describe informal conversations.

It's not the way you would speak to your boss.

It's the way you would speak to your friends who love using slang and curse words.

9. Convalesce

This means "to recover one's health and strength over a period of time after an illness or operation." So if you're ever unfortunate enough to get into an accident, you can use this word to describe your time in the hospital.

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