By Murray Bromberg, Melvin Gordon
A Barron's bestseller for years, this e-book is best than ever in a new fourth version. as well as its common vocabulary lists, this version incorporates a new part referred to as landscape of phrases. during this characteristic, all of the 1100 phrases looks in a sentence chosen from between popular novels, performs, poems, or even newspaper editorials and television publicizes. The publication is a vocabulary builder aimed at once at college-bound highschool scholars, in addition to students who desire additional vocabulary support. scholars will locate note lists with definitions, analogy routines, unique notice video games, and engaging words-in-context workouts.
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Put an end to 10. dubious ____ e. doubtful Today's Idiom thumb's downsignal of rejection (Roman emperors could condemn a gladiator who fought poorly by turning their thumbs down) My father turned thumbs down on our plan to hitchhike to Florida during Easter. Answers are on Page 307 < previous page page_37 next page > < previous page page_38 next page > Page 38 5th Day Review After reading about these new ideas, you should be inventive enough to handle this review. If there is a necessity for it, you may turn back to the original lesson to check on the meaning of a word.
Perceive* Today's Idiom I'm from Missouria skeptic, one who is not easily convinced You might swallow his promises, but I'm from Missouri. Answers are on Page 307 < previous page page_34 next page > < previous page next page > page_35 Page 35 2nd Day New Words precocious perfunctory chagrin perverse deride Patent Pending My buddy Verne, a precocious automotive wizard, and I were inspired to do some inventing on our own. We thought it might be feasible* to park a car parallel to a space on the street.
Arbitrary c. avid d. cajole e. elicit f. euphemism g. fray h. harbinger i. indigent j. precocious k. pugnacious l. reprimand m. skirmish n. sour grapes o. wrest ____ 1. Which noun tells you that something is on the way? ____ 2. Which verb means to extract, to get something out of? ____ 3. Which adjective describes an action that is based on a whim? ____ 4. Which adjective tells you about children who are very bright for their age? ____ 5. If a wealthy family moved into your neighborhood, which adjective would be suitable for them?