The Big Book of Words You Should Know
Over 3,000 Words Every Person Should be Able to Use (and a Few That You Probably Shouldn't)
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Big Book of Words You Should Know by Michelle Bevilacqua
Book DescriptionDo you know what "quatrefoil" and "impolitic" mean? What about "halcyon" or "narcolepsy"? This book is a handy, easy-to-read reference guide to the proper parlance for any situation. In this book you will find: Words You Absolutely Should Know (covert, exonerate, perimeter); Words You Should Know But Probably Don't (dour, incendiary, scintilla); Words Most People Don't Know (schlimazel, thaumaturgy, epergne); Words You Should Know to Sound Overeducated (ad infinitum, nugatory, garrulity); Words You Probably Shouldn't Know (priapic, damnatory, labia majora); and more. Whether writing an essay, studying for a test, or trying to impress friends, family, and fellow cocktail party guests with their prolixity, you will achieve magniloquence, ebullience, and flights of rhetorical brilliance.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9781605501390
(203mm x 165mm x 29mm)
Imprint: Adams Media Corporation
Publisher: Adams Media Corporation
Publish Date: 27-Feb-2009
Country of Publication: United States
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Unlike other titles that simply list related terms for each entry, this volume offers a pronunciation guide, definition, and a sample sentence for every word you look up, as well as for each of the synonyms under that entry. It also features hundreds of useful terms every student should know, making it the most essential tool on your desk.
Roget's Thesaurus of Words for Intellectuals, Paperback (November 2011)» View all books by Michelle Bevilacqua
Includes an array of words and their definitions organized by meaning. This title is suitable for students, writers, and those who enjoy a complex and sophisticated vocabulary.
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