Vocabulary Time! // 3

We're back at it again with another round of Vocabulary Time!, your favorite way to expand your knowledge. I apologize for the delay in continuing the series, but we're here now & that's what matters. Whether English is your mother tongue or not, you can always learn new words. If you want to catch up on past Vocabulary Time! posts, check these out:



1. Dulcinea

  • adjective ▲ dul·ci·nea ▲ duhl-sin-ee-uh
  • Definition: a ladylove; a sweetheart
  • Example: My dulcinea & I have been together for three years. We plan to be married.

2. Cunctator

  • noun ▲ cunc·ta·tor ▲ kuhngk-tey-ter
  • Definition: a procrastinator; a delayer; a postponer
  • Example: Maribel was a known cunctator when it came to completing her homework. 
3. Natter
  • verb ▲ nat·ter ▲ nat-er
  • Definition: chatter; a casual conversation; to talk about unimportant things for a long time
  • Example: I went on a blind date & the guy nattered on about himself the entire time.


If you want to learn more about the words or hear the actual pronunciation, simply click on the corresponding link for each vocab word. It will take you directly to the dictionary page. I recommend going to the webpage & listening to the pronunciation. It makes a difference!

Did you know any of these words? Feel free to challenge yourself today & write a sentence using one of the vocab words. You get extra credit if you use two or more in your comment. :]

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31 comments

  1. Cunctator just seems so... wrong haha. I had no idea that it was even a word. I love the word Natter though - it seems like something an old british lady would say!

    www.lindseyginge.com

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  2. This is such a great idea, I have learnt two new words today!! Thanks :) x

    Tash
    natashatodd.blogspot.co.uk

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  3. V interesting and v different blog post! Thanks for sharing x


    Patricia // Patricia Stelmach

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  4. I love this!!!! I love to expand my vocabulary, especially that english is my 3rd language! I usually open google and search for the synonyms of a word when I'm writing a blog post so I don't repeat myself!


    XoXo,

    Tamara - LoveofMode.com

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  5. First time I've ever heard of the 3wirds, now the last one is already registered in my head for some people I know. Great post dear.

    www.stylenbeautylounge.com

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  6. I would never have guessed the meanings of these words. Learnt something new today, thanks.

    www.stylenbeautylounge.com

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  7. Learned something new today! I had never heard these words before.

    ANOUK

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  8. This is such a unique blog post idea! Love it :)

    Lauren,
    http://www.atouchofsoutherngrace.com

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  9. Definitely learned something new today. I've never heard of those words before!

    Fariha | http://blog.farihawajid.com

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  10. Awesome post! Great to know more words! =)


    - Cielo
    Mermaid in Heels

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  11. Hah what a fun post! It's fun to learn new words and incorporate them into a conversation!

    http://www.mylittlenest.org

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  12. I feel like I want to start saying Natter :) xo, Biana -BlovedBoston

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  13. I am certainly a cuntator :P This is such a great post idea and I'd never heard of any of these words before

    Rachel xx
    http://www.thedailyluxe.net

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  14. haha i definitely read cunctator incorrectly the first time! haha whoops! This is such a great idea, Carmen! love it :)

    xo, Taylor
    www.taylorashleyblog.com

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  15. Aww this post is so nice !!<3
    Kisses
    www.oannafashionsimbol.com

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  16. I know. It sounds so...odd, but it's all about pronunciation. :]

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  17. That's a great way to learn new words, Tamara! Great job. :]

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  18. Natter is such a good word! I know what you mean. :]

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  19. I've been using it in conversation lately & I love it so much! :]

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  20. Be careful about the spelling/pronunciation!!! :]

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  21. Haha, it certainly needs to be read a couple of times! :]

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  22. I love this!! It's so important to be able to expand your knowledge, especially for me where it is my mother tongue! Xx

    www.diaryofanexpatgirl.com

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