Download PDF by K. D. Sullivan: A Cure For The Common Word: Remedy Your Tired Vocabulary

By K. D. Sullivan

ISBN-10: 0071493301

ISBN-13: 9780071493307

Make your ill vocabulary pass from in basic terms stable to exceptionally splendid and stupendous!

Your mind holds a powerful vocabulary of greater than 20,000 phrases, yet likelihood is you simply use a small fraction of them. That fraction is generally packed with tired oldies that experience misplaced their effect, corresponding to interesting, good, and <i>nice</i.. you can now rejuvenate your vocabulary and rehab your verbal abilities with this advisor for utilizing language to speak extra successfully in writing and speech.

Inside, you'll locate greater than thirty choices for every of the only hundred most ordinarily overused phrases within the English language. besides a listing of synonyms, every one universal notice comes with definitions, pattern sentences, witty fees, factors of why the observe fails to speak, and lots more and plenty extra.

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Identify This tells us that the foundation recognized these two charities; the connotation is that the foundation recognized and chose them. nominate The foundation is proposing these two charities to support. prefer The foundation members like these two charities better and value them more highly than others. People say that life is the thing, but I prefer reading. LOGAN PEARSALL SMITH common 38 PART OF SPEECH DEFINITION adjective ordinary; widespread; general; of frequent occurrence; usual; familiar famili a r tional n e v n co mediocre stock routi ne stale simple cures for the common word accepted average banal bourgeois casual characteristic colloquial conventional current customary daily everyday familiar frequent general habitual hackneyed homely humdrum informal mediocre monotonous natural obscure passable plain prevailing prevalent prosaic regular routine run-of-the-mill simple stale standard stereotypical stock trite typical undistinguished universal unvaried usual wearisome workaday Great spirits have always faced violent protest from mediocre minds.

Powerful remedies Substitute an alternative remedy for do: If you want to have a successful event, John at On Board Entertainment it. can arrange Arrange can mean that John will plan the overall aspects or the details of the event. create The event will evolve from John’s own thought and imagination. execute John will ensure that the event is carried out in accordance with an established plan—his, the client’s, or both. organize John will coordinate each of the interdependent parts of the plan for united action—in this case, a successful event.

Intricate The job is complicated and hard to understand. laborious The job requires a lot of work, exertion, or perseverance either physically or mentally. The story of civilization is, in a sense, the story of engineering—that long and arduous struggle to make the forces of nature work for man’s good. L. SPRAGUE DE CAMP difficult 50 PART OF SPEECH DEFINITION adjective complicated; hard to comprehend enigm atic lex comp entangled thorny myst eriou s problematic perplexing cures for the common word abstract abstruse baffling bewildering complex confounding confusing dark deep delicate enigmatic enigmatical entangled esoteric formidable hard hidden inexplicable intricate involved knotty labyrinthine loose meandering mysterious mystifying obscure obstinate paradoxical perplexing problematic profound puzzling rambling subtle tangled thorny ticklish troublesome unclear unfathomable unintelligible Some problems are so complex that you have to be highly intelligent and well informed just to be undecided about them.

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