A List of Really Small Words You Can Use to Sound Really Big Smart and Impress People

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1. Apt

2. Heft

3. Wont

4. Stem

5. Ode

6. Tryst

7. Link

8. Rapt

9. Rage

10. Pose

11. Tact

12. Couth

13. Canon

14. Knotted

15. Snarl

16. Emote

17. Rigor

18. Ply

19. Hiss

20. Pivot

21. Verve

22. Grit

23. Tonic

24. Disrupt

25. Body (if black is used before it)

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Damon Young

Damon Young is the editor-in-chief of VSB and a columnist for GQ.com. His debut memoir in essays, What Doesn't Kill You Makes You Blacker (Ecco/HarperCollins), is available for preorder.