My sheer purpose of creating posts in the Vocabulary page is to enrich your lexical repertoire, and today’s entry also gravitates toward that ultimate goal.
All too often, I see there is an overdependence on ‘smile’ or ‘laugh’ in daily communication. Though these two words are technically fine, especially when you can find appropriate adjectives or adverbs that well collocate and express the nature of smiles or laughs. However, wouldn’t it be much nicer if you could rely on only one verb that is powerful enough to capture every nuance and subtlety of cheerful expressions? Please join me in exploring the different ‘shades’ and intentions behind laughs.
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9 ways to say ‘laugh’ https://www.dictionary.com/e/s/laugh/#chortle
Online Cambridge Dictionary https://dictionary.cambridge.org