The Essential High School Dictionary

The Essential High School Dictionary

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Do you want to build your vocabulary, study for standardized tests, and learn interesting facts about word origins, all at the same time? TheEssential High School Dictionaryis your answer-- a test-prep resource and traditional reference guide in one. It's an annotated dictionary, highlighting hundreds of important words for high school students and complete with: ·Tips for avoiding common usage and spelling mistakes ·Cultural histories and myths behind words ·Etymologies of prefixes, suffixes and word roots ·Explanations of words with multiple meanings ·Synonyms and famous quotations to help you remember word meanings ·Words coined in the works of William Shakespeare ·Notes on positive and negative connotations and denotations of words
Publisher: New York : Princeton Review : Random House, c2006.
Edition: 1st ed.
ISBN: 9780375765438
Branch Call Number: 423
423 Es743
Characteristics: xxvi, 630 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.
Additional Contributors: Princeton Review (Firm)


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