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BUILDING VOCABULARY FOR COLLEGE is a vocabulary worktext that helps you increase your academic vocabulary through a practical, reinforcing approach that promotes mastery of the words and word parts studied. The text begins by presenting the basics such as common prefixes, suffixes, and roots. Exercises in Part 1 ask you to work through matching, multiple-choice, sentence fill-in, and completing a passage sections. The lessons in Section 2 introduce terms from a variety of academic disciplines to help you succeed across the curriculum. Exercises in Part 2 include matching, sentence fill-ins, and completing a passage sections.
Table of Contents
|To the Instructor||p. ix|
|To the Student||p. xii|
|Word Parts and Challenging Words||p. 1|
|Word Parts: ary, co, col, com, con, cor, il, im, in, ir, de, er, or, ist, pre, re, ex, ing, un||p. 7|
|Challenging Words: quandary, consensus, incongruous, debilitate, hedonist, precocious, reconciliation, extricate, meandering, unethical||p. 10|
|Word Parts: sub, pro, fy, inter, mis, dis, ob, op, ten, tion, ed||p. 17|
|Challenging Words: submissive, mollify, intervene, misnomer, dissipate, obstreperous, tentative, correlation, alleviated, prolific||p. 19|
|Word Parts: able, ible, a, an, super, trans, poly, ver, log, ism, chron, post||p. 26|
|Challenging Words: inevitable, apathy, superfluous, transition, polychromatic, veracity, epilogue, nepotism, chronic, posthumously||p. 29|
|Word Parts: para, tele, culp, eu, ante, rect, fid, equ, pan, sym, syn||p. 37|
|Challenging Words: paradigm, telepathy, culpable, euphemism, antediluvian, rectify, infidelity, equivocal, panacea, syndrome||p. 39|
|Word Parts: phil, mal, spec, omni, hyper, anti, voc, vok, bi, path, bene||p. 47|
|Challenging Words: philanthropy, malicious, specter, omnipotent, hypertension, antithesis, vociferous, bilingual, empathy, benign||p. 50|
|Review Test, Chapters 1-5||p. 57|
|Word Parts: fin, gni, gno, bell, clau, clu, ambi, amphi, less, pen, pun, intra, intro, man, luc, lum||p. 63|
|Challenging Words: finale, cognizant, belligerent, recluse, ambivalence, dauntless, penance, elucidate, introspection, manhandle||p. 65|
|Word Parts: bon, boun, multi, vert, neo, ful, ous, non, aud, extra, ultra, temp, ward||p. 73|
|Challenging Words: bounteous, multifaceted, vertigo, neophyte, acrimonious, nondescript, audible, extraneous, contemporary, wayward||p. 75|
|Word Parts: ann, enn, grad, gress, phon, mor, mort, pos, cap, dia, ness, hetero, homo||p. 83|
|Challenging Words: annuity, gradient, cacophony, moribund, composure, capricious, diaphanous, blandness, heterogeneous, homogeneous||p. 85|
|Word Parts: contra, contro, counter, ac, claim, clam, die, greg, terr, anthrop, fore, se, soph||p. 93|
|Challenging Words: contraband, exacerbate, clamor, malediction, gregarious, terrain, misanthrope, foreboding, sedition, sophomoric||p. 96|
|Word Parts: spar, sper, peri, cred, em, en, tact, tang, macro, magn, the, pseud, vid, vis, gen||p. 103|
|Challenging Words: disparage, peripatetic, credence, embroil, tangible, magnanimous, monotheism, pseudonym, vis-à-vis, generic||p. 105|
|Review Test, Chapters 6-10||p. 113|
|Word Parts: domin, dys, retro, medi, be, apt, prim, al, pot, ize||p. 119|
|Challenging Words: domineering, dystrophy, retrograde, medieval, bereft, adaptation, primeval, colloquial, potable, ostracize||p. 122|
|Challenging Words: impeccable, ephemeral, garrulous, meticulous, nebulous, sagacious, specious, redundant, repudiate, viable||p. 130|
|Challenging Words: catharsis, dearth, guile, lethargy, affinity, affluence, dichotomy, enigma, banal, clandestine||p. 138|
|Challenging Words: alienation, collateral, deleterious, felicitous, hypothetical, immutable, aberration, impunity, gullible, trepidation||p. 146|
|Challenging Words: debacle, deprivation, epitome, fastidious, ubiquitous, garner, latent, ominous, pragmatic, placate||p. 153|
|Challenging Words: arduous, astute, blatant, covert, cull, decorum, enhance, deterrent, exonerate, inexorable||p. 161|
|Challenging Words: cogent, rationalize, sordid, eclectic, usurp, inundate, germane, perfunctory, acquiesce, nemesis||p. 169|
|Review Test, Chapters 11-17||p. 177|
|Academic Terms||p. 183|
|Oral Communication||p. 190|
|Social Science||p. 211|
|Review Test, Chapters 18-22||p. 219|
|Business and Economics||p. 223|
|Biological Science||p. 243|
|Physical Science||p. 255|
|Criminal Justice||p. 267|
|Review Test, Chapters 23-28||p. 287|
|Parts of Speech||p. 292|
|Using the Dictionary||p. 296|
|Index of Confusing Words||p. 298|
|Index of Academic Terms||p. 299|
|Index of Bonus Words||p. 301|
|Index of Challenging Words||p. 302|
|Index of Idioms||p. 303|
|Index of Word Parts||p. 304|
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