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You made it! Welcome to Word Central, where you'll find everything you need to painlessly boost your high-level English vocabulary. From stories to podcast episodes, courses to full-fledged books, I've got you covered. Let's dive in!

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Hera and the headmaster

trapped in a pyramid

death at the villa tarconti: An SAT Vocabulary Novelette

my 3 favorite episodes

Siena saint james is
not a spy

ahead of her time: An SAT
Vocabulary Novel

Painlessly improve your vocabulary with the Vocabbett podcast!


the podcast

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cleopatra's little sister

don't be a blatherskite

this sat word could get you killed

my 3 favorite short stories


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smarter storytelling

Who doesn't love curling up with a good story? No one. The only thing better? Passively improving your vocabulary while lost in the aforementioned story.


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Death at the villa tarconti

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Ahead of Her Time

How would you handle being mistaken for a CIA agent? For art historian Siena Saint James, it sets off the adventure of a lifetime.

Siena saint james is not a spy

In this vocabulary-boosting novelette, life imitates art on a deadly writer's retreat in picturesque Tuscany.

Action, adventure, romance, and ancient Egypt...Oh, and 500+ words to painlessly boost your vocabulary. 

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