[Ebook] 100 Words Every Word Lover Should Know (Paperback) By American Heritage – Budi2610.info

100 Words Every Word Lover Should Know (Paperback) Reminded me of words I had once loved and introduced me to words I had not yet discovered Some words were practical and will most definitely be used while others were random, maybe 10 15 of them should not have been in this book hence the star deduction. The Newest Title In The Popular Words Series, Words Every Word Lover Should Know Is The Perfect Book For People Who Enjoy Reading About Words That Have Absorbing Histories, Intriguing Coinages, Surprising But Useful Meanings, Or Have Been Used By Famous Writers Throughout The History Of EnglishMany Of These Words Are Accompanied By Notes That Explain In Detail The Path The Word Has Undertaken In Its Journey To Its Current Meaning, Providing Useful Etymological Information About How The Usage Of A Word Develops Over Time Additionally, Words Every Word Lover Should Know Features Scores Of Quotations From Classical And Contemporary Authors, From Henry James And Jane Austen To Sylvia Plath And William Golding, Douglas Coupland And Donna Tartt A Great Gift For Anyone Who Appreciates The Beauty, History, And Depth Of The English Language, Words Every Word Lover Should Know Will Appeal To All Who Are Avid Readers And Take Pride In A Vibrant, Active Vocabulary A nice little book The 100 words are well chosen and aren t overwhelming to digest Most of them are practical enough to use and will improve people s felicity although I d avoid non ironically using sesquipedalian.A few of my favourite inclusions were the quirkier ones ersatz an inferior imitation , syzygy the alignment of celestial bodies , nudnik a pestering person , and cruciverbalist an avid crossworder.A small number of common words were included because of their interesting etymological histories, such as cappuccino from the resemblance of its colour to the colour of Capuchin monks clothing , the autological oxymoron derived from sharp and dull , and the quintessentially Irish word leprechaun which is derived from Latin instead of Old Irish.The definitions are clear except for entry for chiasmus. Interesting choices but not as many wow words as I expected I read 100 words every word lover should know after reading 100 Words To Make You Sound Great and thought the choices for that book were very good Also, this book was published three years before the make you great book and nearly 8 years ago which may attribute to its contents.I give the American Heritage series, however, five stars Reading and understanding 100 words at a time is do able the word history and pronunciation guides are informative but not overwhelming the format is appealing. Anyone who really knows me can tell you I m all about the words Even when it comes to music I get into the lyrics before the actual sound of the song.I love to write and words are a big deal for me Using the right words makes a difference when your writing It makes the story interesting and detailed.Having said thatthis is a great book of words to ponder and use lavishly A fun read to pick up every now and again Very short I did learn 10 new words, at least Part of the series A few new ones in this one and a whole lot of words i really do, indeed, love using. This book is great I can t wait to read the other books in this series. I was a little disappointed with the word selection Why in the world would they include cappucino

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