I’ve learned a multitude of new vocabulary words from songs.
Here’s part 7 of You Rock’s series Using Music to Learn Vocabulary:
1. Lachrymose: tearful/sad and Obsequious: excessively obedient, like a servant
“Lachrymose Obsequious Vehement Elated” by Park Ave.
2. Rue: to bitterly regret something and wish that it had never happened
“All My Little Words” by The Magnetic Fields
3. Synchronicity: the simultaneous occurrence of events that appear to be related but have no discernible causal connection.
“Falling Without Knowing” by Tilly and the Wall
4. Rebuttaling: refuting or contradicting something
“Jeremy Engle” by Liz Phair
5. Gelid: icy, extremely cold and Impuissance: lack of power or effectiveness, weakness
“Gelid Ascent” by Of Montreal: