Words are used in language which instantiates communication, but they are not of language. Art communicates the renouncement of communication by words, with words. Word art is primary, for it restores and strips away. Verbal creation is compelling and constantly baffling; the way of the matrix is renounced, words fall like letters into a boiling magnet.
This becoming rather shallow, let me return to the matter of the dictionary. By all means, do read the dictionary; do not read it for a word, entire of itself. Read it as you would desire one who is alone. This shall elevate your desire, not alleviate it by giving you the emptiness of knowledge.