•                                              Extraordinary Words to Use When Writing Dialogue
                                                                                           

    Words to Move Conversations Along


    repeated
    added
    answered
    began
    concluded
    confirmed
    continued
    corrected
    explained
    finished
    inquired
    mentioned
    offered
    promised
    queried
    questioned
    remarked
    requested
    revealed
    replied
    suggested

    Loud Words



    barked
    begged
    blurted
    cried
    exclaimed
    hacked
    hollered
    pleaded
    roared
    screamed
    shouted
    shrieked
    screeched
    sobbed
    squawked
    squealed
    wailed
    yelled

    Angry/Upset Words


    accused
    argued
    bragged
    complained
    gagged
    growled
    grumbled
    grunted
    hissed
    lied   
    mimicked  
    mocked
    muttered     
    nagged            
    retorted
    scowled
    snarled
    snorted
    teased
    whined

    Positive Feeling Words


    agreed
    bellowed
    chirped
    chuckled
    complimented
    congratulated
    giggled
    grinned
    gushed
    joked
    laughed
    sang
    tweeted
    whistled

    Quiet Words


    lip synced
    moaned
    mouthed
    purred
    shivered
    sighed
    squeaked
    wept
    whimpered
    whispered

    Words to Show How Something is Said


    announced
    blabbed
    burst out
    called
    chatted
    chattered       
    chimed in
    echoed
    gabbed
    gasped
    insisted
    interrupted
    pleaded
    pretended
    pried
    snooped
    reported
    revealed    
    urged

    Nervous Words



    apologized
    blabbered
    choked
    confessed
    coughed
    gulped
    hesitated
    mumbled
    murmured
    spilled out
    stammered
    stuttered

    Words That Show Thinking


    assumed
    considered
    observed
    pondered
    recalled
    reckoned
    remembered
    thought