Still not sure which word to use? Choose a picture and take a look through the many choices! This graphic has excellent pictures to go with the information and I think that really help gets the point across.
There are between 500,000 and 1 million words in the English language depending on how you classify words (i.e., include/exclude proper nouns, technical jargon, slang, etc.). The average adult uses between 10,000-60,000. So, spruce up! There are some seriously under-utilized words out there just begging to be used.