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Board games for writers

From bawdy Shakespearean humor to vocabulary boosters, these five games are designed with the bookish in mind.

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Do you know what “transmogrify” means? How about “cadre,” “salubrious,” or “idiosyncratic?” Build relationships and vocabulary at the same time with this simple two-player vocabulary game, which offers players the choice of three definitions for each term.

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