100 Words Every High School Graduate Should Know

100 Words Every High School Graduate Should Know

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When the editors of The American Heritage® College Dictionary assembled their list of 100 words every high school graduate should know, the response was overwhelming. That surge of interest sparked the publication of this handy book, which is perfect for prospective and retrospective high school graduates alike. Based on The American Heritage Dictionary of the

Overview

When the editors of The American Heritage® College Dictionary assembled their list of 100 words every high school graduate should know, the response was overwhelming. That surge of interest sparked the publication of this handy book, which is perfect for prospective and retrospective high school graduates alike. Based on The American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition, this book provides complete definitions and etymologies for each word. Extra example sentences and quotations that illustrate the correct usage of words are given, as well.

The book includes an essay by the editors describing the selection process and the reasons for selecting these words-words that are challenging yet are used regularly in newspapers, magazines, books, and other media sources.

100 Words Every High School Graduate Should Know offers a good way to find out where you are and where you could be going. You, your friends, and your family can use it to test yourselves, improve your vocabulary, and just have fun.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780618374120
Publisher:
Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Publication date:
04/10/2003
Series:
100 Words Series
Pages:
96
Sales rank:
212,640
Product dimensions:
4.50(w) x 8.00(h) x 0.29(d)
Age Range:
15 - 18 Years

Meet the Author

The Editors of the American Heritage Dictionaries are a team of professional lexicographers with advanced degrees in various scholarly fields. The editors familiarize themselves with the vocabulary in specific subject areas, collect materials on new developments and usage, and work with expert consultants to ensure that our publications are accurate and up-to-date.

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