100 More Words Every High School Graduate Should Know (100 Words) (Paperback)

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Ideal for juniors and seniors in high school as well as adults who want to see how their vocabulary skills stack up, 100 More Words Every High School Graduate Should Know includes one hundred words of varying degrees of difficulty, representing the kinds of words high school students encounter in their classes and on standardized tests. From alacrity to zygote, with stops along the way at eponymous and lambent, the words are invariably intriguing and useful. Each entry includes the definition, pronunciation, and etymology, and often one or more quotations showing how the word is used in context.
 

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The Editors of the American Heritage Dictionaries are a team of professional lexicographers with advanced degrees in various scholarly fields. The editors familiarize themselves with the vocabulary in specific subject areas, collect materials on new developments and usage, and work with expert consultants to ensure that the content of our publications is as accurate and as up-to-date as possible.


Product Details
ISBN: 9780544019669
ISBN-10: 0544019660
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Publication Date: March 5th, 2013
Pages: 96
Language: English
Series: 100 Words