Boost Your Vocabulary: 300 Amazing Adjectives to Replace 'Very' (part 1)

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Do you want to make your writing more compelling? Stop using the word ‘very’ to emphasise your point!

Here are 150 adjectives to try instead:

  • very angry:
    furious, enraged, incensed, livid, irate
  • very annoying:
    irritating, bothersome, vexing, grating, exasperating
  • very bad:
    terrible, dreadful, abysmal, horrendous, atrocious
  • very beautiful:
    gorgeous, stunning, breathtaking, exquisite, radiant
  • very big:
    enormous, massive, colossal, gigantic, immense
  • very bitter:
    acrid, pungent, sharp, biting, acerbic
  • very brave:
    courageous, valiant, fearless, heroic, bold
  • very bright:
    brilliant, dazzling, radiant, luminous, blazing
  • very chaotic:
    disorderly, tumultuous, confused, disorganised, jumbled
  • very cheap:
    inexpensive, affordable, budget-friendly, economical, low-cost
  • very clean:
    spotless, immaculate, pristine, hygienic, unsoiled
  • very clever:
    brilliant, genius, intellectual, insightful, intelligent
  • very cold:
    freezing, icy, frosty, frigid, bitter
  • very cowardly:
    timid, spineless, fearful, pusillanimous, scared
  • very crowded:
    packed, crammed, teeming, bustling, congested
  • very dangerous:
    perilous, hazardous, risky, treacherous, life-threatening
  • very dirty:
    filthy, grimy, polluted, soiled, squalid
  • very dull:
    boring, tedious, monotonous, uninteresting, lacklustre
  • very easy:
    effortless, simple, uncomplicated, straightforward, facile
  • very exciting:
    thrilling, exhilarating, electrifying, stimulating, captivating
  • very expensive:
    costly, pricey, high-priced, exorbitant, extravagant
  • very fast:
    rapid, swift, quick, brisk, lightning-fast
  • very fragile:
    delicate, breakable, brittle, frail, flimsy
  • very funny:
    hilarious, uproarious, comical, side-splitting, amusing
  • very good:
    excellent, superb, outstanding, exceptional, remarkable
  • very happy:
    overjoyed, ecstatic, jubilant, euphoric, thrilled
  • very hard:
    difficult, challenging, demanding, strenuous, arduous
  • very hardworking:
    diligent, industrious, dedicated, committed, tireless
  • very hot:
    scorching, blistering, boiling, searing, sweltering
  • very hungry:
    ravenous, famished, starving, voracious, insatiable

Tune in next week for 150 more amazing adjectives!

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16 Aug 2023
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