7 Fancy Words that Make You Sound Smarter

In just a few seconds, you can add these pretty words to your vocabulary. How clever!

By Alison Caporimo
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    Toss: Argument

    Try: Diatribe

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    Toss: Fancy

    Try: Rococo

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    Toss: Mean

    Try: Vitriolic

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    Toss: Afraid

    Try: Pusillanimous

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    Toss: Brag

    Try: Bloviate

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    Toss: Confident

    Try: Aplomb

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    Toss: Stubborn

    Try: Pervicacious

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