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100 Words Every High School Graduate Should Know

by Editors of the American Heritage Dictionaries

<p>What should the vocabulary of a well-rounded high school graduate be like? These 100 words provide the starting point in answering that question. The list is representative of the words that serious students will encounter in their coursework

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499 Words Every College Student Should Know

A Professor's Handbook on Words Essential to Great Writing & Better Grades

by Stephen Spignesi

<p><strong>“This book is so valuable . . . Provides definitions, explanations, and context so we use the words correctly” (Jenny Baranick, author of <em>Kiss My Asterisk</em>).</strong></p> <p>On any given day, you might read “abrogate” in a ...

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501 French Verbs

by Christopher Kendris Ph.D. & Theodore Kendris Ph.D.

<p><strong>Learning French is easy with Barron’s <em>501 French Verbs</em>. The authors provide clear, easy-to-use review of the most important and commonly used verbs from the French language. Each verb is listed alphabetically in ...

ISBN: 9781438068152

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501 Portuguese Verbs

by John J. Nitti & Michael J. Ferreira

<p><strong>Barron’s <em>501 Portuguese Verbs</em> teaches you how to use the 501 most common and useful Portuguese verbs. Fluency starts with knowledge of verbs, and the authors provide clear, easy-to-use guidance. Each verb is listed ...

ISBN: 9781438067933

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501 Spanish Verbs

by Christopher Kendris Ph.D. & Theodore Kendris Ph.D.

<p><strong>The new eighth edition of Barron’s <em>501 Spanish Verbs</em> shows students, travelers, and adult learners exactly how to use the 501 most common and useful Spanish verbs in all 15 tenses and moods. Fluency in Spanish starts with ...

ISBN: 9781438068763

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A Cure for the Common Word

by K.D. Sullivan

<p>Your brain holds an impressive vocabulary of more than 20,000 words, but chances are you only use a small fraction of them. That fraction is usually filled with worn-out oldies that have lost their impact, such as interesting, good, and ...

ISBN: 9781949135138

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A Guide to Federal Terms and Acronyms

by Don Philpott

<p>Navigating government documents is a task that requires considerable knowledge of specialized terms and acronyms. This required knowledge nearly amounts to knowing a completely different language. To those who are not fluent, the task can be ...

ISBN: 9781598889307

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Action Writers' Phrase Book

Writers' Phrase Books, #3

by Jackson Dean Chase

<p data-version="1.1">Get tough on writer's block with over 2,000 dramatic ways to describe weapons, wounds, explosions, and more! Fully loaded for modern, historical, and futuristic battles, this is the perfect workout for writing killer ...

ISBN: 9781519991553

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Cognates: Similarities In English And Spanish Words

by Joan Veronica Robertson

<p>A short and enjoyable study of 120 English words and their pair companions in the Spanish language. These pairs are called cognates.<br />Each English word shows its meaning, an example sentence that contains the word, the approximate date it

ISBN: 9781311528148

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Does Your Flamingo Flamenco? The Best Little Dictionary of Confusing Words and Malapropisms

by Arlene Miller

<p>Stumped about any of these?<br/>•Hunger pains or hunger pangs?<br/>•Runner-ups or runners-up?<br/>•Spitting image or spit and image?<br/>•Some time or sometime?<br/>•Lay or lie?<br/>•Venal or venial?<br/>•Shined or shone?<br/>•Retroactive ...

ISBN: 9780998416526

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Favorite Words of Famous People

A Celebration of Superior Words from Writers, Educators, Scientists, and Humorists

by Lewis Burke Frumkes

<p>The favorite words of 250 of the best and brightest contemporary thinkers and creators are collected in this volume that no self-respecting word lover should be without. From Secretary of State Hillary Clinton to authors Yann Martel and ...

ISBN: 9781936863211

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Fifteen Thousand Useful Phrases

by Grenville Kleiser

A practical handbook of pertinent expressions, striking similes, literary, commercial, conversational, and oratorical terms, for the embellishment of speech and literature, and the improvement of the vocabulary of those persons who read, write ...

ISBN: 9781518305016

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Fiske WordPower

The Most Effective System for Building a Vocabulary That Gets Results Fast

by Edward Fiske, Jane Mallison & Margery Mandell

<p><strong>The Exclusive Method You Can Use to Learn—Not Just Memorize—Essential Words</strong></p> <p>A powerful vocabulary expands your world of opportunity. Building your word power will help you write more effectively, communicate clearly, ...

ISBN: 9781492650751

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GRE Word List: 491 Essential Words

by Vibrant Publishers

<p>The verbal reasoning section presents the most difficulty for GRE aspirants. Limitless as the English lexicon is, how do you know where to begin and how much to cover? Thankfully, with GRE Word List: 491 Essential Words there’s now an easy ...

ISBN: 9781301903375

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Holy Cow!

Doggerel, Catnaps, Scapegoats, Foxtrots, and Horse Feathers—Splendid Animal Words and Phrases

by Boze Hadleigh

<p>We love animals but insult humans by calling them everything from weasels or pigs to sheep, mice, chickens, sharks, snakes, and bird-brains. Animal epithets, words, and phrases are so widespread we often take them for granted or remain ...

ISBN: 9781632209528

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Intoxerated

by Paul Dickson

<p><strong>A smart, hilarious, and lavishly illustrated guide to the most euphemised word in the English language: Drunk</strong></p> <p>A record-breaking assemblage of 2,964 different ways to say &quot;drunk.&quot; Tipsy, roasted, three ...

ISBN: 9781612191447

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Name Sourcebook

by Malynda McCarrick

<p data-version='1.1'>A great sourcebook for names, this 2nd edition has almost 1000 more names than the first edition. If you are a writer naming the characters in your next best selling book, a non-writer looking for unique (or quirky) names ...

ISBN: 9781386534860

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Name Sourcebook: 2nd Edition

by Malynda McCarrick

<p>A great source for names, this 2nd edition has almost 1000 more names than the first edition. If you are a writer naming the characters in your next best-selling book, a non-writer looking for unique names for your pets, or just somebody who ...

ISBN: 9781370582839

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Other-Wordly

words both strange and lovely from around the world

by Yee-Lum Mak

<p>Discover words to surprise, delight, and enamor. Learn terms for the sunlight that filters through the leaves of trees, for dancing awkwardly but with relish, and for the look shared by two people who each wish the other would speak first. ...

ISBN: 9781452163116

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Proverbs from Around the World

by Alexandra Cooper

A German proverb says that a country can be judged by the quality of its proverbs. I put together in this book more than 1.600 proverbs from around the world. Enjoy them! ...

ISBN: 9781329156135

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