Words That Express Annoyance and Disgust
Lecture no. 4 from the course: Building a Better Vocabulary
Taught by Professor Kevin Flanigan | 32 min | Categories: The Great Courses Plus Online Professional Development Courses
Turn now to annoying people and their irksome, vexing, irritating, nettlesome, and exasperating behavior. Tease apart the differences between words that use the Latin root quir/ques, and those that spring from the word queror. Then, study words that describe excess—from sickly sweet, sappy, and sentimental words to downright offensive and disgusting ones.