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By K. D. Sullivan

Make your ill vocabulary cross from in simple terms stable to exceptionally splendid and stupendous!

Your mind holds a powerful vocabulary of greater than 20,000 phrases, yet likelihood is you just use a small fraction of them. That fraction is mostly full of tired oldies that experience misplaced their effect, comparable to interesting, good, and <i>nice</i.. you can now rejuvenate your vocabulary and rehab your verbal abilities with this advisor for utilizing language to speak extra successfully in writing and speech.

Inside, you'll locate greater than thirty choices for every of the only hundred most ordinarily overused phrases within the English language. in addition to a listing of synonyms, each one universal notice comes with definitions, pattern sentences, witty charges, causes of why the be aware fails to speak, and lots more and plenty extra.

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Stale The movie had no novelty; it was just like movies they’d seen over and over before. stodgy The movie was unduly formal and traditional. tedious The movie was tiresome because it was so long, slow, or dull. unexciting The movie wasn’t at all stimulating or thought-provoking. wearisome The movie was so lacking in interest that Michael and Beth were mentally tired out. Golf without bunkers and hazards would be tame and monotonous. So would life. B. C. FORBES bring 30 PART OF SPEECH DEFINITION verb to carry, convey, lead, or cause to go along to another place chape rone pany accom escort usher lead transport schlepp cures for the common word accompany attend back bear carry chaperone companion conduct consort convey deliver escort fetch gather guide heel hump import lead lug pack pick up piggyback ride schlepp shoulder take take along tote transfer transport truck usher You can lead a man to Congress, but you can’t make him think.

Practical The language used achieved the intended effect, but practical doesn’t give the impression of a speech that was outstanding or that moved people to action. Being powerful is like being a lady. If you have to tell people you are, you aren’t.

Embrace The foundation willingly and eagerly wants to support these two charities. favor The foundation prefers these two charities and may have treated them with partiality in comparison to other charities. identify This tells us that the foundation recognized these two charities; the connotation is that the foundation recognized and chose them. nominate The foundation is proposing these two charities to support. prefer The foundation members like these two charities better and value them more highly than others.

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