The Vocabulary Builder: The Practically Painless Way to a Larger Vocabulary

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Univ of Wisconsin Press, May 1, 2004 - Study Aids - 168 pages
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    THE STUDY SMART SERIES, designed for students from junior high school through lifelong learning programs, teaches skills for research and note-taking, provides exercises to improve grammar, and reveals secrets for putting these skills together in great essays.
    The Vocabulary Builder offers entertaining crossword, fill-in-the-answer, multiple choice, and other word puzzles (with answers!) to help students learn a selection of 600 well-used but often misunderstood words.

 

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Contents

50 Scrambled maxims 4
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52 Substitutions 3
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53 True or false
64
54 More family resemblances
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56 Meet the press 5
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57 Scrambled maxims 5
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58 Personalities
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60 How verbal are you 3
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9 Scrambled maxims 1
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10 Ods and ends
13
11 Meet the press 1
14
12 Word twins
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13 How does it look?
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14 Its personal
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15 Second spotlight
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16 Melodrama matrix
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17 Substitutions 1
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18 Focus on idioms
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19 Strong roots
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20 Pros and cons
25
21 Meet the press 2
26
22 In a word
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23 Makeaword 1
29
24 Onion crossword
30
25 Hors doeuvres
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27 Theater talk
33
28 Substitutions 2
34
29 Battle plan
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31 The animal kingdom
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33 Third spotlight
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34 Intelligence test
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35 Scrambled maxims 2
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36 Afterdinner talk
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38 Lookalikes
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40 A family resemblance
46
41 Meet the press 3
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42 Scrambled maxims 3
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43 Desultory crossword
50
44 Fourletter words
52
45 Makeaword 2
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46 Small talk
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47 Common ents
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48 Meet the press 4
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49 Double trouble
57
61 A nation of ations
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62 Current events
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63 Shades of meaning 2
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64 Some more personalities
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65 Euphemisms
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66 Madeaword 3
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67 X the spot crossword
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68 Meet the press 6
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69 Scrambled maxims 6
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70 Its about time
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71 Family resemblances 3
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73 How verbal are you 4
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74 Cats play
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76 Double threat 2
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77 Oo crossword
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78 Scrambled maxims 7
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79 Lookalikes 2
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80 Fifth spotlight
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81 Happenings
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82 Back problems
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83 Word twins 2
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84 Word workout
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85 4D crossword
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86 Scrambled maxims 8
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88 Words of one syllable
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89 Sixth spotlight
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90 Some more euphemsims
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91 Doubletakes crossword
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92 How verbal are you 5
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93 Its personal 2
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94 Words words words
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95 End play 2
115
96 Loaded words 2
116
Minidictionary
119
Answers
141
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Judi Kesselman-Turkel and Franklynn Peterson write and publish the newsletter CPA Computer Report. They have written hundreds of articles and more than twenty books including The Author’s Handbook, Good Writing, and The Magazine Writer’s Handbook. They live in Madison, Wisconsin.

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