Words I Like 12/05/15

I skim through 'The 4000 English Words Essential for an Educated Vocabulary' before I write and have my favorites daily.
  1. Akimbo - with hands on hips
  2. Animadversion - critical remark
  3. Firebrand - agitator
  4. Googol - a very large number
  5. Tacit - understood without being spoken
  6. Vociferous - adamant, clamoring