Book: The Big Book of Words You Should Know


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.

  • Author : David Olsen
  • Publisher : Simon and Schuster
  • Release : 17 December 2008
  • Category: Reference
  • Pages : 448
  • ISBN 13 : 9781440520778

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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.

Book: The Big Book Of Words You Should Know To Sound Smart


The ultimate word book for aspiring intellectuals! The most compendious collection of words for aspiring scholars, this book helps you hold your own in intellectual discourse.

  • Author : Robert W Bly
  • Publisher : Adams Media
  • Release : 04 December 2015
  • Category: Reference
  • Pages : 332
  • ISBN 13 : 1440591067

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The Big Book Of Words You Should Know To Sound Smart Book Summary :

The ultimate word book for aspiring intellectuals! The most compendious collection of words for aspiring scholars, this book helps you hold your own in intellectual discourse. Featuring 2,400 sophisticated, obscure, and obtuse terms, each page provides you with the definitions you need to know to lock academic horns with the clerisy. From antebellum and eleemosynary to impasto and putative, you will quickly master hundreds of erudite phrases that will improve your conversational elegance. Complete with definitions and sample sentences for each entry, The Big Book of Words You Should Know to Sound Smart will elevate your lexicon as you impress the susurration out of the perfervid hoi polloi.

Book: The Big Book Of Words You Should Know To Sound Smart


The ultimate word book for aspiring intellectuals! The most compendious collection of words for aspiring scholars, this book helps you hold your own in intellectual discourse.

  • Author : Robert W Bly
  • Publisher : Simon and Schuster
  • Release : 06 November 2015
  • Category: Reference
  • Pages : 336
  • ISBN 13 : 9781440591075

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The Big Book Of Words You Should Know To Sound Smart Book Summary :

The ultimate word book for aspiring intellectuals! The most compendious collection of words for aspiring scholars, this book helps you hold your own in intellectual discourse. Featuring 2,400 sophisticated, obscure, and obtuse terms, each page provides you with the definitions you need to know to lock academic horns with the clerisy. From antebellum and eleemosynary to impasto and putative, you will quickly master hundreds of erudite phrases that will improve your conversational elegance. Complete with definitions and sample sentences for each entry, The Big Book of Words You Should Know to Sound Smart will elevate your lexicon as you impress the susurration out of the perfervid hoi polloi.

Book: The Words You Should Know to Sound Smart


This book is a tongue-in-cheek guide to words that any well-educated, witty person should be able to drop into cocktail conversation.

  • Author : Bobbi Bly
  • Publisher : Simon and Schuster
  • Release : 18 March 2009
  • Category: Reference
  • Pages : 256
  • ISBN 13 : 9781440504709

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The Words You Should Know to Sound Smart Book Summary :

This book is a tongue-in-cheek guide to words that any well-educated, witty person should be able to drop into cocktail conversation. The reader is encouraged to toss off words such as “disestablishmentarianism,” “descant,” and “autodidactic” –words that will make the user sound learned, intellectual, and wise. For those who want to improve the quality and sophistication of their speech and writing, this is the book to keep on the nightstand.

Book: The Big Book of Words and Pictures


Introduces basic vocabulary through pictures of items in such categories as household objects, foods, animals, vehicles, games, musical instruments, and circuses. On board pages.

  • Author : Ole Konnecke
  • Publisher :
  • Release : 06 August 2021
  • Category: Juvenile Fiction
  • Pages : 20
  • ISBN 13 : 9781776571352

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The Big Book of Words and Pictures Book Summary :

Introduces basic vocabulary through pictures of items in such categories as household objects, foods, animals, vehicles, games, musical instruments, and circuses. On board pages.

Book: 500 Words You Should Know


Ever wanted to ameliorate your atavistic lexicon, engage in a little intellectual badinage or been discombobulated by tricky diction? 500 Words You Should Know has you covered.

  • Author : Caroline Taggart
  • Publisher : Michael O'Mara Books
  • Release : 25 September 2014
  • Category: Language Arts & Disciplines
  • Pages : 265
  • ISBN 13 : 9781782432982

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500 Words You Should Know Book Summary :

Ever wanted to ameliorate your atavistic lexicon, engage in a little intellectual badinage or been discombobulated by tricky diction? 500 Words You Should Know has you covered. Words are beautiful and versatile things, but when used incorrectly they can lose a lot in transition, and the more complex the word, the more misused it can become. And as words eternally evolve in their everyday use, they can begin to be interpreted as something other than their original meaning. 500 Words You Should Know will inspire the reader to use uncommon words in their correct context, to utilize the English language to its full potential, and to test themselves on the words they think they already know.

Book: 801 Things You Should Know


What would life be like if the Age of Reason never challenged others to think differently, if the Industrial Revolution never happened, or if the New York Stock Exchange never came into existence? 801 Things You Should Know gives you the ...

  • Author : David Olsen
  • Publisher : Simon and Schuster
  • Release : 18 June 2013
  • Category: Reference
  • Pages : 256
  • ISBN 13 : 9781440565724

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801 Things You Should Know Book Summary :

Discover how the world's biggest ideas, inventions, and actions changed the course of history! What would life be like if the Age of Reason never challenged others to think differently, if the Industrial Revolution never happened, or if the New York Stock Exchange never came into existence? 801 Things You Should Know gives you the lowdown on thoughts and events that transformed past civilizations into the cultures that we know today. Each entry explains a game-changing concept or moment in time, detailing how it helped shape societies around the globe. You'll uncover fascinating details you'd never heard before, and be surprised to learn how these major influences have directly impacted the way you live. From the sixth century B.C. to the present day, you'll discover the captivating people, acts, and ideas that have inspired change--and revolutionized the world.

Book: Little Bill s Big Book of Words


Little Bill encourages children to value their family and friends, to feel good about themselves, and to learn to solve problems creatively.

  • Author : Christine Lukas
  • Publisher :
  • Release : 06 August 2021
  • Category: Vocabulary
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 13 : 0439384702

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Little Bill encourages children to value their family and friends, to feel good about themselves, and to learn to solve problems creatively.

Book: Big Book of English Words


An essential vocabulary builder for young children, with around a thousand everyday words and pictures, arranged thematically.

  • Author : Mairi Mackinnon
  • Publisher : Usborne Publishing Limited
  • Release : 06 August 2021
  • Category: Juvenile Nonfiction
  • Pages : 34
  • ISBN 13 : 1409551652

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An essential vocabulary builder for young children, with around a thousand everyday words and pictures, arranged thematically.

Book: The Words You Should Know


It's the kind of book that can get you out of a jam, improve your performance at school, and help advance your career. And that's no hyperbole, rigmarole, or embellishment.

  • Author : David Olsen
  • Publisher : Adams Media
  • Release : 01 August 1997
  • Category: Reference
  • Pages : 256
  • ISBN 13 : 1558500189

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The Words You Should Know Book Summary :

Lots of people need a quick and authoritative way to identify and define the most troublesome common words. The usual approach- stalling for time until you can grasp the context of what the person has just said-has its limits. If only there were a list, not of every word (after all, reading dictionaries is no one's idea of fun) but of the right words, the ones that are used frequently but don't quite register when you come across them. The Words You Should Know features straightforward, succinct definitions and sentence examples of over 1200 tough-but-common words. It's the kind of book that can get you out of a jam, improve your performance at school, and help advance your career. And that's no hyperbole, rigmarole, or embellishment.

Book: The Big Black Book of Very Dirty Words


We're talking about more than 2,000 insults, obscenities, and vulgarities raw enough to make even the most unflappable linguist blush. Forget grammar school swearing; this is advanced cursing for the most discerning dirty mouths!

  • Author : Alexis Munier
  • Publisher : Simon and Schuster
  • Release : 18 September 2010
  • Category: Reference
  • Pages : 384
  • ISBN 13 : 9781440509605

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Airplane Blonde. Intercorpse. Prostitot. Queef. Rainbow Kiss. There's a big world of obscenity out there--and you'll explore every profane nook and cranny in this compilation. We're talking about more than 2,000 insults, obscenities, and vulgarities raw enough to make even the most unflappable linguist blush. Forget grammar school swearing; this is advanced cursing for the most discerning dirty mouths! From the colorful--geequals, manscape, prairie dog--to the crude--giraffe, Roman shower, vagitarian, this big-ass book of bad language will have you dissing douchebags with doolally style in just a friggin' minute!