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  • Author(s) Laurie E. Rozakis
  • Edition1
  • Published1st December 2001
  • PublisherJohn Wiley & Sons Inc (US)
  • ISBN9780764553936
Someone just called you captious. Should you be flattered?
Considering your extreme lactose intolerance, is it a good idea to
order veau au béchamel from a French menu? Calumny is
to slander as obloquy is to a) flattery, b) sermon, or c)
invective? You?ve just heard that your new boss is a real
martinet, should you be worried or excited about an attractive new
addition to your workplace?

Your boyfriend says you have no élan, is he telling you
you?re all out of yogurt? Starting to wish you?d paid
more attention in English class? Don?t worry, it?s
never too late to develop a million dollar vocabulary?and
Vocabulary For Dummies offers you a fast, fun and easy way
to do it.


Whether you?re facing standardized tests, or you want to
feel more knowledgeable at work or more comfortable in social
situations, this book is for you. In no time you?ll:



  • Dramatically expand your vocabulary

  • Speak with style

  • Write with panache

  • Make a better impression a work or school

  • Dine out with confidence

  • Have the right words for formal occasions and ethnic
    events

  • Get more out of what you read


Vocabulary For Dummies doesn?t overwhelm you with
endless word lists. Instead, it gives you a complete
vocabulary-building program that familiarizes you with words from
all areas of life as they?re used in context?from bar
mitzvahs to business meetings, PCs to politics?with a host of
fun features, including:



  • Word tables organized by common features, such as language of
    origin, professional or social contexts, similarities, and
    more

  • Sample conversations incorporate new terms and define related
    ones

  • Before-and-After examples show how to replace old, general
    terms with new specific vocabulary

  • Pointers reinforce understanding with examples of correct and
    incorrect usage

  • Chapters on terms from finance, law, medicine, eating and
    shopping, history and mythology, various languages, and more


Vocabulary For Dummies makes it easier than ever for you
to get a handle on difficult words and get ahead at school, at
work, and in life.

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  • Author(s) Laurie E. Rozakis
  • Edition1
  • Published1st December 2001
  • PublisherJohn Wiley & Sons Inc (US)
  • ISBN9780764553936
Someone just called you captious. Should you be flattered?
Considering your extreme lactose intolerance, is it a good idea to
order veau au béchamel from a French menu? Calumny is
to slander as obloquy is to a) flattery, b) sermon, or c)
invective? You?ve just heard that your new boss is a real
martinet, should you be worried or excited about an attractive new
addition to your workplace?

Your boyfriend says you have no élan, is he telling you
you?re all out of yogurt? Starting to wish you?d paid
more attention in English class? Don?t worry, it?s
never too late to develop a million dollar vocabulary?and
Vocabulary For Dummies offers you a fast, fun and easy way
to do it.


Whether you?re facing standardized tests, or you want to
feel more knowledgeable at work or more comfortable in social
situations, this book is for you. In no time you?ll:



  • Dramatically expand your vocabulary

  • Speak with style

  • Write with panache

  • Make a better impression a work or school

  • Dine out with confidence

  • Have the right words for formal occasions and ethnic
    events

  • Get more out of what you read


Vocabulary For Dummies doesn?t overwhelm you with
endless word lists. Instead, it gives you a complete
vocabulary-building program that familiarizes you with words from
all areas of life as they?re used in context?from bar
mitzvahs to business meetings, PCs to politics?with a host of
fun features, including:



  • Word tables organized by common features, such as language of
    origin, professional or social contexts, similarities, and
    more

  • Sample conversations incorporate new terms and define related
    ones

  • Before-and-After examples show how to replace old, general
    terms with new specific vocabulary

  • Pointers reinforce understanding with examples of correct and
    incorrect usage

  • Chapters on terms from finance, law, medicine, eating and
    shopping, history and mythology, various languages, and more


Vocabulary For Dummies makes it easier than ever for you
to get a handle on difficult words and get ahead at school, at
work, and in life.

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