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Amazing Words: An Alphabetical Anthology of Alluring, Astonishing ...
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14 per cent adjective adult readers Anglo-Saxon Anglo-Saxon origin Anglo-Saxon word appears applied cent it incorrectly cent of adult cent of college cent of grammar-school cent of preparatory-school college seniors common misconception correct meaning corresponding adjective corresponding noun derivation means doubt a confusion English verb English word exact opposite familiar figurative sense French word grammar-school pupils Greek Greek word implies incorrectly means juniors to mean Latin source Latin verb Latin word malign means by derivation means literally Middle English obsolete one's ordinarily originally meant past participle perhaps a confusion person pertaining popular misconception practically synonymous prefix preparatory-school juniors probably a confusion punishment pupils to mean readers to mean rectly means reference sense to mean similar sound specifically spelt suggests test phrase thought by 12 thought to mean three words tion turn comes unknown unusual usually vocabulary word is believed word is thought word meaning