Kaplan Word Power: Score Higher on the SAT, GRE, and Other Standardized Tests / Edition 3

Kaplan Word Power: Score Higher on the SAT, GRE, and Other Standardized Tests / Edition 3

by Kaplan
     
 

Includes:

*750 must-know words

*Engaging lessons to help you utilize words in context

*55 practice quizzes to test your skills

*Helpful tips and strategies for figuring out new words, roots, and more

*Key words used on standardized tests like the SAT and GRE
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Overview

Includes:

*750 must-know words

*Engaging lessons to help you utilize words in context

*55 practice quizzes to test your skills

*Helpful tips and strategies for figuring out new words, roots, and more

*Key words used on standardized tests like the SAT and GRE

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780743241151
Publisher:
Kaplan Publishing
Publication date:
02/25/2003
Series:
Kaplan Power Bks.
Edition description:
REV
Pages:
368
Product dimensions:
5.60(w) x 8.30(h) x 1.00(d)

Meet the Author

Kaplan is the world's largest, most successful test preparation company, with 185 centers and 1,200 satellite locations worldwide. Top markets include Metro and Upstate NY, Los Angeles, Illinois/Indiana, San Francisco, Boston, Washington DC, Michigan, New Jersey, Philadelphia, Atlanta, Southern Connecticut, Central Florida, Houston, Minneapolis, North and Central Texas, Southwest Ohio, and Seattle.

Table of Contents

Foreword: The Power of Word Power Lessonsix
Power Up: So You Want a Power Vocabularyxi
Section IWords You Really Ought to Know
Lesson 1Would You Abdicate or Advocate?3
Lesson 2Climb Every Mountain9
Lesson 3Peaceniks13
Lesson 4Love Me, Love My Writing19
Lesson 5Was She a Diva or a Dupe?25
Lesson 6Eric the Eccentric29
Lesson 7Send in the Clones35
Lesson 8Her Lucky Break41
Lesson 9Slumming It47
Lesson 10Justin Time53
Lesson 11Everyone Knows It's Windy59
Lesson 12Safari, So Good63
Lesson 13To Catch a Thief69
Lesson 14Drain, Baby, Drain!75
Lesson 15A Provincial Precept or a Pretentious Precept?81
Lesson 16Is Randi Raucous, Resilient, or Resplendent?85
Lesson 17Is Chris's Attitude Stoic or Sardonic?91
Lesson 18Politics--Tedious or Odious?97
Lesson 19Was Tanya's Tryst a Torturous Travesty or Just Trite?101
Lesson 20Is Van Virulently Verbose?107
Section IIHarder Words You Really Ought to Know
Lesson 21With Accolades or Accoutrements?113
Lesson 22Is This Therapist Assiduous, Ascetic, or Apoplectic?117
Lesson 23Was the Bathos Bilious?123
Lesson 24Was the Conflagration Chemical or Chimerical?129
Lesson 25Is a Diaspora a Deleterious Debacle?135
Lesson 26Is Diurnal Ennui Endemic in Transylvania?139
Lesson 27Is Erik Erudite or Ethnocentric?145
Lesson 28The Garrulous Gamine Also Gesticulated!149
Lesson 29Can Homeopathy Cure an Ignominious Past?155
Lesson 30Libidinous Libations or Military Machinations?161
Lesson 31A Mirthful or Miasmic Milieu?167
Lesson 32Is Natalie the Nonplussed Neophyte?171
Lesson 33Is the Panegyric an Opus in Patois?177
Lesson 34A Perfidious or Phlegmatic Plebeian?181
Lesson 35Is Protean Paulo Also Punctilious?187
Lesson 36Is a Raffish and Ribald Repartee Enough?193
Lesson 37Will Sasha Sally Towards a Sagacious Story?199
Lesson 38Is Sy a Stalwart Spelunker, or a Simpering Sycophant?203
Lesson 39Is Tendentious Todd Temporizing?209
Lesson 40Is Zaftig Zillia Like a Zephyr?215
Section IIIReally, Really Hard Words (For Word Nerds Only)
Lesson 41Is Angie's Agathism the Opposite of Atheism?223
Lesson 42Is the Arriviste Bilious or Atrabilious?227
Lesson 43Does Bibulous Braggadocio Befit a Bellwether?231
Lesson 44Did the Claque Clap at the Clique's Canard?235
Lesson 45Did David Desire a Demimonde or a Demitasse?239
Lesson 46Ellie Rules with Eclat and Eclairs!243
Lesson 47Is Gregory a Galoot or a Grig?247
Lesson 48Evan, Inured to the Ineluctable and Ineffable!251
Lesson 49Lachrymose Logan Loved Leanna255
Lesson 50Did Marty's Minions Mouth a Moue or a Moo?259
Lesson 51Is Pappas a Parvenu?263
Lesson 52Phillipe, the Proselytizing Poltroon269
Lesson 53Were the Satraps Sequacious or Loquacious?273
Lesson 54Thomas--Not a Temerarious Tatterdemalion277
Lesson 55Did Willow Welter, Wither, or Winnow?283
AppendixRoot Juice287

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