Word Smart

Word Smart Author Adam Robinson
ISBN-10 0375762183
Release 2001
Pages 386
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A revised guide to building a better vocabulary features more than eight hundred words one needs in order to communicate effectively, be more persuasive, get more from reading, and impress people. Original. 65,000 first printing.



Word Smart 5th Edition

Word Smart  5th Edition Author Princeton Review
ISBN-10 9780307945037
Release 2012-08-14
Pages 400
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Let your vocabulary speak for itself. Knowing which words to use and how to use them is key to communicating accurately and effectively. That’s why more than one million people have used Word Smart to improve their vocabularies! This updated 5th edition defines and explains more than 1,400 need-to-know vocabulary words. To create this book, the Princeton Review analyzed newspapers from the New York Times to the Wall Street Journal, magazines from Time to Scientific American, and books from current bestsellers to classics. We also combed through the SAT and other standardized tests to determine which words are tested most frequently. We sifted out the words that most people know, and focused on words that most people misunderstand or misuse. This updated edition of Word Smart is linked for easy e-reader navigation, and gives you the most important words you need to know to get better grades, score higher on tests, and communicate more confidently at work. WORD SMART, 5th EDITION include more than 1,400 words covering: • Common usage errors • The most frequently tested words on standardized tests • Foreign phrases and abbreviations • Terms you need to know to understand finance, science, and the arts



More Word Smart

More Word Smart Author Princeton Review
ISBN-10 9780307945051
Release 2012-08-14
Pages 400
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Build a More Impressive Vocabulary. Did you know that: • The word "noisome" has nothing whatsoever to do with noise? • "Ordinance" and "ordnance" have two distinct meanings? • An "errant" fool is a fool who is lost, while an "arrant" fool is one whose foolishness is obvious? If any of these facts caught you by surprise, then you need More Word Smart. More than one million people improved their vocabulary with the original Word Smart, but an educated and powerful vocabulary doesn’t stop growing with one book! All of words featured in More Word Smart belong in an impressive vocabulary. Learning and using these words effectively can help you get better grades, score higher on tests, and communicate more confidently at work. MORE WORD SMART has been cross-linked for easy e-reader navigation & viewing, and includes: • A rigorous emphasis on correct pronunciation • Specialized chapters that highlight vocabulary from classic literature, law, and religion • A guide to frequently occurring usage errors in written English • Two chapters focusing on the words frequently found on the SAT and other standardized tests



Illustrated Word Smart

Illustrated Word Smart Author Tom Meltzer
ISBN-10 0375751890
Release 1999
Pages 352
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Provides definitions, pronunciation keys, and parts of speech to help memorize words with simple memory techniques



Word Smart for the GRE

Word Smart for the GRE Author Anne Curtis
ISBN-10 0375765778
Release 2007-06-01
Pages 370
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A vocabulary-building guide for students preparing to take the new Graduate Record Examination (GRE) defines hundreds of words, most of which are not found in people's vocabularies, that frequently appear on the exams and furnishes end-of-chapter exercises and quizzes to help students reinforce learning. Original.



Smart Words

Smart Words Author Mim Harrison
ISBN-10 9781101051047
Release 2008-11-04
Pages 208
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How and where to use 500 of the words that make you sound more cultured, worldly, and downright smart. Whoever said sounding smart had to be painful? It's all in how you acquire the "ten-dollar words" of English. Smart Words makes fast and smooth learning of words such as prelapsarian, sedulous, sybaritic and draconian. How? By sticking to ultra-simple definitions, then offering a memorable--and often funny--description of when or why to use the word. A sample sentence shows you how. And the phonetics are a snap. Here's the description of sybaritic, defined as luxurious: "Make that luxurious with a capital S. The word got its start from Sybaris, an ancient Greek city known for being a tad over the top in the pamper-me department." Whether you're a word lover, a fan of quirky reference books, or simply in need of a vocabulary makeover, Smart Words will help you be smart(er) about the words you use and the way you use them. From the Trade Paperback edition.



Word Smart Junior II 2nd Edition

Word Smart Junior II  2nd Edition Author Cynthia Johnson
ISBN-10 9780375762581
Release 2002-08-01
Pages 368
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Introduces 650 words students should know by the time they enter high school, by telling a story about Bridget, Barnaby, and Babette and how they tried to stop aliens from destroying Earth.



The Big Book Of Words You Should Know To Sound Smart

The Big Book Of Words You Should Know To Sound Smart Author Robert W Bly
ISBN-10 9781440591075
Release 2015-11-06
Pages 336
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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.



100 Words To Make You Sound Smart

100 Words To Make You Sound Smart Author Editors of the American Heritage Dictionaries
ISBN-10 9780547350189
Release 2006-10-04
Pages 128
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Brilliant communication is just a book away.​ 100 Words to Make You Sound Smart is an informative and entertaining resource that can help anyone be right on the money when looking for words that will make a point, seal the deal, or just keep folks listening. Chosen by the editors of the American Heritage Dictionaries, these words will appeal to anyone who wants to be a more compelling communicator—as a worker, consumer, advocate, friend, dinner companion, or even as a romantic prospect. The book includes a colorful variety of words, including handy words of just one syllable (such as glib) and words derived from the names of famous people (such as Freudian slip and Machiavellian).There are expressions from popular culture (catch-22) and words that date back to classical civilization (spartan and stoic). Each word is clearly defined and shown in context with quotations from contemporary sources: magazines, newspapers, broadcast media, movies, and television. For many words, quotations from distinguished authors and speakers are also given and word histories are explained. 100 Words to Make You Sound Smart, the best-selling title in the 100 Words series,provides an affordable and enjoyable way to communicate more effectively. It offers the coveted gift of gab to anyone who needs to “say it right”—and to anyone who wants to sound more articulate.



Math Smart

Math Smart Author Marcia Lerner
ISBN-10 0375762167
Release 2001-01-01
Pages 302
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An updated study guide for mathematics, suitable for both the SAT taker and math-deficient individuals of all ages, provides a review of basic math concepts--addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division--as well as more advanced math such as geometry and algebra. Original. 25,000 first printing.



Word Smart Junior

Word Smart Junior Author Hayley Heaton
ISBN-10 0375428712
Release 2008
Pages 361
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An introduction to 500 words students should know by the time they enter high school. Uses stories to present words in context and has quizzes for reinforcement.



More Word Smart

More Word Smart Author Princeton Review
ISBN-10 9780307945051
Release 2012-08-14
Pages 400
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Build a More Impressive Vocabulary. Did you know that: • The word "noisome" has nothing whatsoever to do with noise? • "Ordinance" and "ordnance" have two distinct meanings? • An "errant" fool is a fool who is lost, while an "arrant" fool is one whose foolishness is obvious? If any of these facts caught you by surprise, then you need More Word Smart. More than one million people improved their vocabulary with the original Word Smart, but an educated and powerful vocabulary doesn’t stop growing with one book! All of words featured in More Word Smart belong in an impressive vocabulary. Learning and using these words effectively can help you get better grades, score higher on tests, and communicate more confidently at work. MORE WORD SMART has been cross-linked for easy e-reader navigation & viewing, and includes: • A rigorous emphasis on correct pronunciation • Specialized chapters that highlight vocabulary from classic literature, law, and religion • A guide to frequently occurring usage errors in written English • Two chapters focusing on the words frequently found on the SAT and other standardized tests



1100 Words You Need to Know

1100 Words You Need to Know Author Murray Bromberg
ISBN-10 9780764181719
Release 2008-08-01
Pages
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(back cover) " A Barron's Best-Seller for 40 Years in an Expanded New Edition " Word lists with definitions Analogy exercises Word games Words-in-context exercises All new words to learn are placed in the context of sentences selected from well-known novels, plays, poems, and even newspaper editorials and TV broadcasts. The authors' recommended, enjoyable 15-minute sessions help you strengthen your vocabulary the easy way.



Into the Wild

Into the Wild Author Jon Krakauer
ISBN-10 9780330469982
Release 2011-07-06
Pages 320
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Jon Krakauer's Into the Wild examines true story of Chris McCandless, a young man, who in 1992 walked deep into the Alaskan wilderness and whose SOS note and emaciated corpse were found four months later, internationally bestselling author Jon Krakauer explores the obsession which leads some people to explore the outer limits of self, leave civilization behind and seek enlightenment through solitude and contact with nature. A 2007 film adaptation of Into the Wild was directed by Sean Penn and starred Emile Hirsch and Kristen Stewart.



Common Core Grammar Usage

Common Core  Grammar Usage Author Linda Armstrong
ISBN-10 9781622234684
Release 2014-01-15
Pages 48
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Centered around Common Core State Standards, Common Core: Grammar Usage is designed to help students improve written and spoken language skills. Practice pages, student charts, graphic organizers, research challenges, discussion starters, writing prompts, games, group activities, and recommended reading lists enable students to practice: building an effective vocabulary; mastering complex sentence construction; utilizing tenses to clarify sequence; eliminating common usage errors; and harnessing the power of punctuation. --Mark Twain Media Publishing Company specializes in providing captivating, supplemental books and decorative resources to complement middle- and upper-grade classrooms. Designed by leading educators, the product line covers a range of subjects including mathematics, sciences, language arts, social studies, history, government, fine arts, and character. Mark Twain Media also provides innovative classroom solutions for bulletin boards and interactive whiteboards. Since 1977, Mark Twain Media has remained a reliable source for a wide variety of engaging classroom resources.



Verbal Advantage

Verbal Advantage Author Charles Harrington Elster
ISBN-10 9780307560971
Release 2009-02-04
Pages 496
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First time in book form! A successful program for teaching 3,500 vocabulary words that successful people need to know, based on America's #1 bestselling audio vocabulary series. "People judge you by the words you use." Millions of Americans know this phrase from radio and print advertising for the Verbal Advantage audio series, which has sold over 100,000 copies. Now this bestselling information is available for the first time in book form, in an easy-to-follow, graduated vocabulary building program that teaches an outstanding vocabulary in just ten steps. Unlike other vocabulary books, Verbal Advantage provides a complete learning experience, with clear explanations of meanings, word histories, usages, pronunciation, and more. Far more than a cram session for a standardized test, the book is designed as a lifetime vocabulary builder, teaching a vocabulary shared by only the top percentage of Americans, with a proven method that helps the knowledge last. A 10-step vocabulary program teaches 500 key words and 3,000 synonyms. Lively, accessible writing from an expert author and radio personality. From the Trade Paperback edition.



A Smart Girls Guide to Friendship Troubles

A Smart Girls Guide to Friendship Troubles Author Patti Kelley Criswell
ISBN-10 1435231627
Release 2008-03-01
Pages 80
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Offers girls help dealing with backstabbing, bullying, betrayal and other tough friendship problems through advice, quizzes, tips, and accounts of girls who have overcome their differences and strengthened their friendship.