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A command line utility that improves your vocabulary.

Project description

Vocabulum

A utility that improves your vocabulary.

Installation

pip install vocabulum

Usage

vocab -h
usage: vocab [-h] {define,pick} ...

Vocabulary Tool

positional arguments:
  {define,pick}
    define       define a word
    pick         pick a word at random

optional arguments:
  -h, --help     show this help message and exit

define

Display the definition of a word.

vocab define vocabulary
vocabulary

    pronunciation     /və(ʊ)ˈkabjʊləri/
    origin            Mid 16th century (denoting a list of words with definitions or translations): from medieval Latin vocabularius, from Latin vocabulum (see vocable).

    meaning

        noun

            The body of words used in a particular language.
            a comparison of the vocabularies of different languages
            lexicon, word stock, lexis

            A range of artistic or stylistic forms, techniques, or movements.
            dance companies have their own vocabularies of movement

If the word is not in the local dictionary, the program queries Google using an unofficial API. It then stores the word in the local dictionary.

pick

Pick a random word from the local dictionary.

Specify a prefix to limit the search to a group of words.

vocab pick -p vocab
vocabulary

    pronunciation     /və(ʊ)ˈkabjʊləri/
    origin            Mid 16th century (denoting a list of words with definitions or translations): from medieval Latin vocabularius, from Latin vocabulum (see vocable).

    meaning

        noun

            The body of words used in a particular language.
            a comparison of the vocabularies of different languages
            lexicon, word stock, lexis

            A range of artistic or stylistic forms, techniques, or movements.
            dance companies have their own vocabularies of movement

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