6 Weeks Word Power

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Simon & Schuster, Dec 3, 1981
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Contents

It Pays to Increase Your Word Power
1
Lets Test Your Vocabulary
4
Pronunciation Key
13
First Week 1 Verbs That Deal with Human Traits
14
These Are Your Verbs of Denial
19
Verbs of General Value
22
Onesyllable Verbs of Power
26
Verbs of Action
30
Fourth Week 22 Nouns We Sometimes Neglect
129
Nouns of Force and Pressure
135
Nouns of Shame and Shameful Acts
138
Nouns We Often Forget
142
Nouns of Sorrow and Suffering
149
Nouns of Negation and Destruction
153
Nouns We Should Remember
157
Second TestA Test for You on Your Nouns
168

Verbs That Suggest Violence
34
Verbs for Everyday Use
39
First IntermissionStories behind Words
47
Second Week 8 Verbs of Exceptional Power
52
Verbs of Deep Emotion
58
A Miscellany of Verbs
63
Verbs about Your Fellow Men
65
Verbs of Energy
70
Verbs of Violent Criticism
77
Verbs We Sometimes Neglect
82
First TestA Test for You on Your Verbs
86
Second IntermissionWhat about Slang?
90
Third Week 15 Nouns of Unusual Power
93
Nouns of Personal Characteristics
96
Nouns of Emotion
101
Nouns That Stand for Human Traits
107
Nouns of Pleasant Meaning
112
Nouns That Carry Insults
115
Nouns That Are Spoken
121
Third IntermissionWord Magic
124
Fourth IntermissionA Word Miscellany
173
Fifth Week 29 Workday Adjectives and Adverbs
177
Adjectives That Suggest Unpleasant Ideas
185
A Group of Useful Adjectives
191
Adjectives in Fields of Writing and Speaking
196
More Unpleasant Adjectives
202
Adjectives That Have to Do with Size
204
A Miscellany of Adjectives
209
Fifth IntermissionOdd Word Histories
216
Sixth Week 36 Adjectives with Disagreeable Meanings
219
Adjectives That Describe Your Friends and Enemies
223
Adjectives That Suggest Strength
228
Adjectives That Deal with Wickedness
231
Adjectives We Should Remember
235
Adjectives That Deal with Personalities
242
Adjectives in the Higher Brackets
246
Adjectives
250
A Few Word Books from My Library
266
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