Fighting Words and Peaceful Words
Lecture no. 5 from the course: Building a Better Vocabulary
Taught by Professor Kevin Flanigan | 30 min | Categories: The Great Courses Plus Online Professional Development Courses
English is replete with lively, hard-hitting words to describe conflict and harmony. Delve into the morphology and etymology of words relating to war and peace, including examining two high-utility Latin roots, bell and pac. Add some pugnacious words to your everyday lexicon, including melee, contumacious, and donnybrook.