Her English vocabulary was growing a word at a time—mostly terms like dust, vacuum, linens, dishes and other domestic terminologies.
He had a style and vocabulary of his own.
Their vocabulary is far more formal than the others.
This was a day when the child's vocabulary grew.
The vocabulary of Lysias is pure and simple.
She may be delayed in acquiring the vocabulary of her classmates.
The distinctions between the dialects consist largely in pronunciation, but extend also to the vocabulary, word-formation and syntax.
Not only is his vocabulary very extensive, but his employment of it extraordinarily bold and unconventional.
Rating, in maritime vocabulary, is the classification of men according to rank, and was formerly employed to class ships of a navy according to strength.
The study of the Sumerian vocabulary falls logically into three divisions.
They are unlikely to know the specialized vocabulary you use.
His vocabulary notebook has proved a very simple solution.
Of the sources of his vocabulary he is, for the most part, as unaware as he is of the moment when he ate the food which makes a bit of his thumbnail.
They seem to be relatively free from textual corruption, but the vocabulary still occasions much difficulty to the translator.
The huge variety of immigrant languages has enriched American vocabulary.
Her vocabulary has all the phrases that other people use, and the explanation of it, and the reasonableness of it ought to be evident by this time.
But there is a wealth of verbal derivatives, the vocabulary is copious, and the intonation harmonious.
For the man of the towns its vocabulary was too copious to be easily understood, and in the age of linguistic studies many commentaries were written to explain words and idioms.
There is now and then an energetic phrase, but as a whole the vocabulary is jejune; the sentences are overloaded; the pitch is flat.
There is no reason why she should strike from her vocabulary all words of sound and vision.