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By K. D. Sullivan

ISBN-10: 0071493301

ISBN-13: 9780071493307

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

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

Inside, you'll locate greater than thirty choices for every of the single hundred most ordinarily overused phrases within the English language. besides a listing of synonyms, each one universal observe comes with definitions, pattern sentences, witty fees, motives of why the observe fails to speak, and lots more and plenty extra.

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Sullivan. Click here for terms of use. 53 DIAGNOSIS vague Betty was very direct in all her remarks. Being direct can be considered admirable or impolite, so using a more precise alternative will let us know how we feel about Betty’s remarks. powerful remedies Substitute an alternative remedy for direct: Betty was very in all her remarks. blunt Betty spoke abruptly, which is not usually considered a positive way to speak. candid Betty seemed to speak free from reservation or disguise, meaning she was being honest; candid often has the connotation of the honesty being refreshing.

Worthier George is more deserving of the gig of lead guitarist. The risk of a wrong decision is preferable to the terror of indecision. MAIMONIDES big 26 PART OF SPEECH DEFINITION adjective large, as in size, height, width, or amount extens ive al coloss hefty whopping mass ive substantial prodigious cures for the common word ample brimming bulky burly capacious chock-full colossal commodious considerable copious enormous extensive fat full gigantic heavy-duty heavyweight hefty huge hulking humungous husky immense jumbo king-sized mammoth massive monster oversize ponderous prodigious roomy sizable spacious strapping stuffed substantial thundering vast voluminous walloping whopping Old age is like climbing a mountain.

Adjust Now Martha wants to change the rules so they fit or conform—but to her perspective and not necessarily to anyone else’s. diminish Martha wants to put less emphasis on the rules of the game, perhaps because it’s not going well for her. moderate Martha feels there are too many rules or they are too strict, so she wants to reduce the excessiveness of them. modify Martha wants to change the form or quality of the rules, but only slightly. reorganize Martha wants to completely rearrange the rules.

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