By Murray Bromberg, Melvin Gordon
A Barron's best-seller for greater than 4 many years, the brand-new 6th variation of 1100 phrases you want to understand has been accelerated and up-to-date with more--
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All new phrases for college kids to benefit are put within the context of sentences which were chosen from famous novels, performs, poems, newspaper editorials, and television pronounces. For optimum ease and delight in studying, the authors suggest 15-minute classes with this publication. through the years, millions of scholars getting ready for the SAT and ACT have depended on prior variations of 1100 phrases you want to be aware of as an effective way to reinforce their notice energy. a brand new characteristic within the 6th version is The Lighter contact a hundred, a set of a hundred humorous one-liners which use phrases from the booklet you might want to be aware of.
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Make a record of those words you missed. You can learn them successfully by studying them and using them regularly in speech and in your writing. Words for Further Study Meanings 1. _______________ _______________ 2. _______________ _______________ 3. _______________ _______________ 4. _______________ _______________ 5. _______________ _______________ < previous page page_18 next page > page_19 < previous page next page > Page 19 Wordsearch 3 Using the clues listed below, fill in each blank in the following story with one of the new words you learned this week.
Consternation d. complete failure ____ 5. deride e. reaching maturity early ____ 6. discern f. talkative ____ 7. disparage g. practicable ____ 8. dubious h. to make fun of ____ 9. eschew i. contrary ____ 10. feasible j. wealthy ____ 11. fiasco k. keep away from ____ 12. laudable l. recognize ____ 13. masticate m. crush, stop ____ 14. obsolescence n. to discredit ____ 15. perfunctory o. person you tell your secrets to ____ 16. perverse p. disappointment ____ 17. precocious q. uncertain ____ 18. quell r.
Process of wearing out 9. obsolescence ____ d. put an end to 10. dubious ____ e. doubtful Today's Idiom thumb's downsignal of rejection (Roman emperors could condemn a gladiator who fought poorly by turning their thumbs down) My father turned thumbs down on our plan to hitchhike to Florida during Easter. Answers are on Page 307 < previous page page_37 next page > page_38 < previous page next page > Page 38 5th Day Review After reading about these new ideas, you should be inventive enough to handle this review.
1100 Words You Need to Know (4th Edition) by Murray Bromberg, Melvin Gordon