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100 Words Every High School Graduate Should Know

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Publisher Comments:

A classic gift book for ages 7 and up, this rich collection — illustrated in full-color by Gareth Hinds and retold by professional storyteller Lise Lunge-Larsen --and#160; shows how the ancient myths from Greece rang so true and wise that the names of the characters have survived as words we now use every day.and#160; (A few examples are genius, tantalize, panic, muse, nemesis, fury, victory.and#160; No mythology has given English as many words as the Greek and Roman myths.) Not only imparting the subtle wisdom of these ancient tales, this slim book makes us understand the words more deeply.

Synopsis:

What should the vocabulary of a well-rounded high school graduate be like? These 100 words provide the starting point in answering that question. The list is representative of the words that serious students will encounter in their coursework and will come to use as adults, whether in conversation or while reading the daily newspaper. Each word is fully defined and shown in context with example sentences from well-known authors. 100 Words Every High School Graduate Should Know is a must-have for every grad, perfect for building vocabulary, quizzing friends and family — and just having fun.

Synopsis:

The 100 words every high school grad should know have been compiled by the editors of "The American Heritage Dictionary"--a must-have for anyone who wants to be well-versed in the English language.

About the Author

The Editors of the American Heritage Dictionaries and of other reference titles published by Houghton Mifflin Company are trained lexicographers with a varied array of interests and expertise. Most of the editors hold graduate degrees and have studied at least one foreign language. Several have degrees in linguistics or in the history of the English language. Others have degrees in science or sometimes other disciplines. All the editors familiarize themselves with the vocabulary in specific subject areas, collect materials on new developments and usage, and work in association with consultants to ensure that the content of our publications is as accurate and as up-to-date as possible.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780618374120
Manufactured:
American Heritage Dictionaries
Preface:
Kleinedler, Steve
Preface by:
Kleinedler, Steven R.
Preface:
Kleinedler, Steven R.
Preface:
Kleinedler, Steve
Manufactured by:
American Heritage Dictionary
Manufactured:
American Heritage Dictionary
Manufactured:
American Heritage Dictionaries
Editor:
The American Heritage Dictionaries, Editors of
Author:
American Heritage Dictionary
Author:
Editors of The American Heritage Dictionaries
Author:
Hinds, Gareth
Author:
American Heritage Dictionaries, Editors of the
Author:
Lunge-Larsen, Lise
Publisher:
Houghton Mifflin
Location:
Boston
Subject:
General
Subject:
Vocabulary
Subject:
Word Lists
Subject:
Alphabet
Subject:
Dictionaries - General
Subject:
Action & Adventure
Subject:
Reference-Words Phrases and Language
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Trade Paper
Series:
100 Words
Series Volume:
1-5
Publication Date:
May 2003
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
from 10
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Full-color illustrations
Pages:
96
Dimensions:
10 x 7.5 in 9.99 lb
Age Level:
from 15

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What should the vocabulary of a well-rounded high school graduate be like? These 100 words provide the starting point in answering that question. The list is representative of the words that serious students will encounter in their coursework and will come to use as adults, whether in conversation or while reading the daily newspaper. Each word is fully defined and shown in context with example sentences from well-known authors. 100 Words Every High School Graduate Should Know is a must-have for every grad, perfect for building vocabulary, quizzing friends and family — and just having fun.
"Synopsis" by , The 100 words every high school grad should know have been compiled by the editors of "The American Heritage Dictionary"--a must-have for anyone who wants to be well-versed in the English language.
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