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)Unknown - 2009
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.
Publisher: Avon, MA : Adams Media, ©2009.
Characteristics: 1 online resource (iii, 443 pages)