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Vibrant verbs list

The right verb paints a picture, with a lot fewer words. Use this better verb list to help kids improve storytelling and story writing. Use them with our other writing activities, like Fill-in-the-blank Stories.

Vibrant Verbs List

Vibrant Verbs PDF

Run
Skip
Lope
Dart
Dash
Scurry
Saunter
Stroll
Amble
March
Stride
Stagger
Glide
Float
Tread
Bolt
Flounce

Yell
Announce
Scream
Shriek
Holler
Bellow
Roar
Shout
Howl
Bluster
Blabber
Question
Inquire
Groan
Whine
Whisper
Demand

Manipulate
Control
Lead
Persuade
Influence
Encourage
Prod
Nudge
Force
Demand

Build
Create
Craft
Destroy
Crush
Annihilate
Dismantle
Manufacture
Churn out
Toil

Enjoy
Indulge
Gorge
Chomp
Inhale
Slurp
Scoff
Munch
Devour
Dine

Evolve
Extract
Befall
Morph
Depart
Exit
Traverse
Journey
Venture
Attempt
Arrive
Halt
Expire
Quit

 

 

 

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