1100 Words You Need to Know (4th ed) by Murray Bromberg, Melvin Gordon

By Murray Bromberg, Melvin Gordon

A Barron's bestseller for years, this booklet is best than ever in a new fourth variation. as well as its normal vocabulary lists, this version encompasses a new part referred to as landscape of phrases. during this characteristic, all the 1100 phrases seems to be in a sentence chosen from between renowned novels, performs, poems, or even newspaper editorials and television declares. The publication is a vocabulary builder aimed at once at college-bound highschool scholars, in addition to students who desire additional vocabulary aid. scholars will locate observe lists with definitions, analogy workouts, interesting observe video games, and interesting words-in-context routines.

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4. The __________ built into many products could be regarded as a flagrant* insult toward the duped* consumer. 5. I could not doze in the chair because of the __________ barber. Definitions Play the familiar matching game. 6. quell ____ a. one to whom you confide your secrets 7. voluble ____ b. talkative 8. confidant(e) ____ c. 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.

Poison ____ 12. loath l. harmful ____ 13. malady m. not effective ____ 14. nefarious n. prejudiced person ____ 15. scrutinize o. unfavorable ____ 16. solicit p. friendly ____ 17. spew q. unwilling ____ 18. venom r. vomit ____ 19. vexatious s. disease ____ 20. virulent t. getting money by threats Idioms ____ 21. to spill the beans u. to be critical of a present ____ 22. stiff upper lip v. hesitation because of fear ____ 23. cold feet w. courage in the face of trouble ____ 24. look a gift horse in the mouth x.

Nefarious n. prejudiced person ____ 15. scrutinize o. unfavorable ____ 16. solicit p. friendly ____ 17. spew q. unwilling ____ 18. venom r. vomit ____ 19. vexatious s. disease ____ 20. virulent t. getting money by threats Idioms ____ 21. to spill the beans u. to be critical of a present ____ 22. stiff upper lip v. hesitation because of fear ____ 23. cold feet w. courage in the face of trouble ____ 24. look a gift horse in the mouth x. give away a secret Now check your answers on page 308. Make a record of those words you missed.

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