If you want to make learning new vocabulary a breeze try flashcards.
Write them yourself
Physically writing down notes is a great way to remember and learn more effectively.
Use a pen that is bold and bright and won't bleed through (so you won't see the answer). Like a Paper Mate Flair Pen, for example.
Use pictures and words
Drawing pictures as well as words makes cards more memorable, by associating an image with the word.
Right your wrongs
Re-write notecards you get wrong and put them back in the pile. Some flashcards are easier to remember while others are not. This allows you to also study those you get wrong more.
Forwards & backwards
Study flashcards in both directions. Switch from studying questions first, then answer first.
Write it your way
Write a full definition as well as a definition in your own words. This allows you to remember a definition in your own way.
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