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Random House Webster's Build Your Power Vocabulary (Random House Newer Words Faster)
Random House Webster's Build Your Power Vocabulary (Random House Newer Words Faster)
by Random House
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Build Your Power Vocabulary will help students, writers, professionals, and anyone else improve their vocabulary. It provides all the necessary tools to expand your knowledge of the English language and speak and write with an enhanced vocabulary. Build... (read more)

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Brysons Dictionary of Troublesome Words
Brysons Dictionary of Troublesome Words
by Bill Bryson
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Painless Vocabulary (Barron's Painless)
Painless Vocabulary (Barron's Painless)
by Michael Greenberg
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(back cover) Really. This won't hurt at all . . . The thought of having to learn a lot of new words once turned brave students into cowards . . . but no more! THE PAIN VANISHES WHEN YOU TRANSFORM VOCABULARY PROBLEMS INTO FUN-- Understand meanings of new... (read more)

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30 Days to a More Powerful Vocabulary
30 Days to a More Powerful Vocabulary
by Wilfred Funk
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• Do you misuse and mispronounce some words? • Do you sometimes find yourself at a loss to express exactly what you mean? • Do you fail to comprehend complex words while reading? • Are you tired of having people seemingly talk "above"... (read more)

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Barron's Painless Spelling (3RD 11 Edition)
Barron's Painless Spelling (3RD 11 Edition)
by Mary Elizabeth
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(back cover) Really. This won't hurt at all . . . The thought of having to spell every word correctly once turned brave students into cowards . . . but no more! THE PAIN VANISHES WHEN YOU TRANSFORM SPELLING INTO FUN-- Understand American English sound... (read more)

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Spell Check: Based on the American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language
Spell Check: Based on the American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language
by Houghton Mifflin Company
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Spell Check lists the correct spellings and syllabications of the working vocabulary of Standard English. The book includes a variety of challenging words in fields ranging from science and technology (amyloid, blogosphere) to contemporary culture (feng... (read more)

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Fiske Word Power: The Exclusive System to Learn, Not Just Memorize, Essential Words
Fiske Word Power: The Exclusive System to Learn, Not Just Memorize, Essential Words
by Edward B Fiske
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The most effective system for building vocabulary.... (read more)

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Word Power Made Easy
Word Power Made Easy
by Norman Lewis
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Word Power Made Easy is a comprehensive vocabulary‑building system created by legendary grammarian Norman Lewis that provides a simple, step‑by‑step method to increase your knowledge and mastery of the English language. Word Power Made... (read more)

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English Vocabulary Elements
English Vocabulary Elements
by Keith Denning
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This unique text draws on the tools of modern linguistics to help the student acquire an effective understanding of learned, specialized, and scientific vocabulary. English Vocabulary Elements (EVE) helps develop familiarity with over 350 Latin and Greek... (read more)

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The Big Book of Words You Should Know: Over 3,000 Words Every Person Should Be Able to Use (and a Few That You Probably Shouldn't)
The Big Book of Words You Should Know: Over 3,000 Words Every Person Should Be Able to Use (and a Few That You Probably Shouldn't)
by David Olsen
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Do you know what quatrefoil and impolitic mean? What about halcyon or narcolepsy? This book is a handy, easy-to-read reference guide to the proper parlance for any situation. In this book you will find: Words You Absolutely Should Know (covert, exonerate,... (read more)

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Vocabulary Cartoons II: Building an Educated Vocabulary with Sight and Sound Memory Aids
Vocabulary Cartoons II: Building an Educated Vocabulary with Sight and Sound Memory Aids
by Sam Burchers
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First complete collection of rhyming word and visual mnemonic aids for rapid vocabulary enhancement. This unique book contains 290 words commonly found on the SAT test and is presented with easy to remember memory aids in the form of word associations... (read more)

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Researching Vocabulary (Research and Practice in Applied Linguistics)
Researching Vocabulary (Research and Practice in Applied Linguistics)
by Norbert Schmitt
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Researching Vocabulary is written for language researchers who want to carry out valid and reliable studies on first and second language vocabulary. The author is a well-known vocabulary researcher and he outlines the dos and don'ts of good lexical... (read more)

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Bedford Glossary of Critical and Literary Terms (3RD 09 Edition)
Bedford Glossary of Critical and Literary Terms (3RD 09 Edition)
by Ross C. Murfin
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Engaging, authoritative, and affordably priced, The Bedford Glossary is a comprehensive reference that clearly and accessibly defines hundreds of important literary and critical terms from classical times to the present, making them real and relevant to... (read more)

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A Cure for the Common Word: Remedy Your Tired Vocabulary with 3,000+ Vibrant Alternatives to the Most Overused Words
A Cure for the Common Word: Remedy Your Tired Vocabulary with 3,000+ Vibrant Alternatives to the Most Overused Words
by K. D. Sullivan
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Make your ailing vocabulary go from merely good to exceptionally splendid and stupendous! Your brain holds an impressive vocabulary of more than 20,000 words, but chances are you only use a small fraction of them. That fraction is usually filled with... (read more)

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Grammar Girl's 101 Troublesome Words You'll Master in No Time (Quick and Dirty Tips)
Grammar Girl's 101 Troublesome Words You'll Master in No Time (Quick and Dirty Tips)
by Mignon Fogarty
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Millions of people around the world communicate better thanks to Mignon Fogarty, aka Grammar Girl, whose top-rated weekly grammar podcast has been downloaded more than 40 million times. Now shes turning her attention to solving your worst problems... (read more)

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Teaching Academic Vocabulary Effectively: Part 1
Teaching Academic Vocabulary Effectively: Part 1
by Julie Adams
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Do you struggle in determining the type of vocabulary to teach in your content area class? Are the "unique" words that are highlighted by the publisher useless in terms of teaching overall text comprehension? This workbook does all of the work for you by... (read more)

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Spelling Made Simple
Spelling Made Simple
by Sheila Henderson
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English Spelling (Language Workbooks)
English Spelling (Language Workbooks)
by Edward Carney
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This practical workbook introduces beginners to the rules and conventions on which contemporary English spelling is based. Clearly written and organized, it is a perfect guide for self study. Topics covered include: how speech-sounds map onto each... (read more)

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Wordplay 550 Words You Need To Know 2ND Edition
Wordplay 550 Words You Need To Know 2ND Edition
by Barrons
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This popular vocabulary-building program, previously available in audiocassette tape format, is now being issued on compact discs. Based on Murray Bromberg and Melvin Gordon’s bestselling classroom book, 1100 Words You Need to Know, this program... (read more)

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Interactive Vocabulary: Gen. Words (5TH 13 Edition)
Interactive Vocabulary: Gen. Words (5TH 13 Edition)
by Amy E. Olsen
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Interactive Vocabulary supplements a reading text at the introductory level and develops vocabulary for general subjects through thematic readings, interactive exercises, and self-tests.   This visually appealing worktext introduces words in... (read more)

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