Welcome to the site for the coolest words found in the English language. If you know of any cool words that are not already on this site be sure to submit them. Please feel free to vote on the coolest words and leave your comments. Below are the most recent cool words submissions.

Quixotic

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This word is inspired by the fictional character Don Quixote. I can be used to describe someone who is chivalrous or romantic. It can also be used for someone that is impractical.

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Cantankerous

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People do not seem to use these word much anymore but it is pretty cool. It is used to describe someone who is hard to deal with.

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Deliquesce

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This word just looks cool and makes me hungry, DELIquesce. It means to melt away.

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Vermilion

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This word makes me think of vermin, but it acutally means bright red.

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Supercilious

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Unlike the way it sounds, supercilious does not mean "super silly". Instead, it actually means "haughtily disdainful or contemptuous". Come to think of it, those are some cool words too!

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Hootenanny

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This word is cool because it sounds so funny. It is an old country word for "party".

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Palindrome

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Palindromes are words, phrases, or series of numbers that are read the same backwards and forwards such as mom, dad, and pop.

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Paradigm

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You know how they say think outside of the box? Well, this word describes the box you think in. It can apply to just about aything in the world where people have a set of preconcieved notions.

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Archetype

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An archetype is like the original version of something. For example, Casanova would be the archetype for guys that have an easy time attracting women.

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Zeitgeist

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This is word that comes from German, meaning "spirit of the times". Not only is this a cool sounding word but it is useful as well.

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