'''Basic Trope''': A character always uses long words that another character may or may not understand.
* '''Straight''': Alice always uses long words that Bob doesn't understand.
* '''Exaggerated''': Ten characters always use long words, and Bob doesn't understand any of them.
* '''Downplayed''': Alice usually uses words that are up to four syllables long.
* '''Justified''':
** Alice has an extensive vocabulary, and understands the meaning of lots of long words.
** Alice is an alien whose language often translates to English in big words.
* '''Inverted''': Alice uses short words that everyone understands.
* '''Subverted''': At the end of a sentence, Alice says "silly" when she could have said "preposterous."
* '''Double Subverted''': "Did I say silly? I meant preposterous."
* '''Parodied''': Alice uses ridiculously long words such as "{{antidisestablishmentarianism}}" and "pneumonoultramicroscopicsilicovolcanoconiosis".
* '''Zig Zagged''':
** SophisticatedAsHell
** Sometimes, Alice uses long words. Other times, she doesn't.
* '''Averted''': Alice's vocabulary is normal.
* '''Enforced''': "Hey, let's have Alice keep using long words Bob doesn't understand."
* '''Lampshaded''': "Why do you keep using long words I don't understand?"
* '''Invoked''': Alice keeps a dictionary at her desk at school, and reads from it each day before lunch.
* '''Exploited''':
** Alice enters a spelling bee where she has to spell long words like the ones she uses. Bonus points if she has to spell the word ''{{antidisestablishmentarianism}}''.
** Alternatively, Bob gives Alice the SoapPunishment whenever she ([[{{Cloudcuckoolander}} unknowingly]]) makes a DoubleEntendre.
* '''Defied''':
** Alice decides to use words Bob (and, by extension, [[BreakingTheFourthWall the viewer]]) will understand.
** Alternatively, Alice is afraid to use long words, because she doesn't think anyone will understand her.
* '''Discussed''': "Alice is hard to understand."
* '''Conversed''': "I can't understand what she's saying, can you?"
* '''Implied''': Bob is talking to Alice on the phone, and only his side of the conversation is heard. When Bob hangs up, he tells Charlie how Alice kept using words he didn't understand.
* '''Deconstructed''': Alice's SesquipedalianLoquaciousness causes everyone in her class except the teacher to be unable to understand what she's saying.
* '''Reconstructed''': The teacher provides everyone in the class with a dictionary, so they can understand what Alice is saying.
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