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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)
by David Olsen and Michelle Bevilacqua and Justin Cord Hayes




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Do 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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Overview

Do 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.


This item is Non-Returnable.

 

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  • ISBN-13: 9781605501390
  • ISBN-10: 1605501395
  • Publisher: Adams Media Corporation
  • Publish Date: January 2009
  • Page Count: 448
  • Dimensions: 8 x 6.48 x 1.16 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 1.19 pounds


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