Word Smart, 5th Edition

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  • Edition: 5th
  • Format: Trade Paper
  • Copyright: 7/3/2012
  • Publisher: Princeton Review

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Let your vocabulary speak for itself. Knowing which words to use and how to use them is key to communicating accurately and effectively. That's why more than one million people have used Word Smartto improve their vocabularies! This updated 5th edition defines and explains more than 1,400 need-to-know vocabulary words. To create this book, the Princeton Review analyzed newspapers from the New York Timesto the Wall Street Journal, magazines from Timeto Scientific American, and books from current bestsellers to classics. We also combed through the SAT and other standardized tests to determine which words are tested most frequently. We sifted out the words that most people know, and focused on words that most people misunderstand or misuse. This updated edition of Word Smartgives you the most important words you need to know to get better grades, score higher on tests, and communicate more confidently at work. WORD SMART, 5th EDITION include more than 1,400 words covering: Common usage errors The most frequently tested words on standardized tests Foreign phrases and abbreviations Terms you need to know to understand finance, science, and the arts

Table of Contents

Introductionp. 1
Learning New Wordsp. 7
The Wordsp. 39
The Final Examp. 255
The SAT Hit Paradep. 287
The GRE Hit Paradep. 297
Word Roots You Should Knowp. 305
Common Usage Errorsp. 331
Abbreviationsp. 339
The Artsp. 343
Financep. 347
Foreign Words and Phrasesp. 353
Sciencep. 359
The Answersp. 365
About the Authorp. 388
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