The Dictionary of Unfamiliar Words

The Dictionary of Unfamiliar Words

eBook - 2008
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This unique reference book strives to define words and phrases that the average person often encounters but which may not be immediately familiar. Batten, kiosk, proctor, coup de grace, alliteration, parsec, corona, renal, joystick, decant, citadel. Broken down into over fifty categories?from cultural essentials likeart, history, and sports to modern obsessions like text messaging and hip hop slang?this book is a word lover's dream and a useful handbook for any student. It covers theatre. It even has a section of foreign words commonly used in English. Expand your vocabulary. Improve your writing. Broaden your horizons!
Publisher: New York, NY : Skyhorse Pub., c2008
ISBN: 9781602393394
1602393397
1602393397
Characteristics: 1 online resource (527 p.) : ill
Additional Contributors: Diagram Group

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