What are red words?
90% of the time, speakers of English use just 7,500 words in speech and writing.These words appear in red, and are graded with stars. One-star words are frequent, two-star words are morefrequent, and three-star words are the most frequent.
- 1[uncountable] a worried or nervous feeling that stops you relaxing, caused, for example, by pressure at work or financial or personal problems
overworked managers suffering from stress and anxietyunder stress:
Carol's been under a lot of stress lately.stress-related:
- 4[countable/uncountable] linguistics the emphasis that you put on a particular word or syllable (=part of a word) by pronouncing it more loudly or with greater force than other words or syllablesthe stress falls on something (=is put on something):
In "fatigue" the stress falls on the second syllable.