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Unformatted text preview: out in the working world, you’ll ﬁnd it’s even more important to make a good impression—on future bosses, for example. And both now and in the future, you’ve got to convince friends and family that you know what you’re talking about and you mean what you say. What better way to accomplish these goals than to have an extensive inventory of words! That’s what impressing people is all about: making a good impression because you’ve found the words to say exactly what you mean. Can you think of any other reasons to build your word power? If so, jot them down here: Even More Reasons to Build Word Power _______________________________________ _______________________________________ _______________________________________ _______________________________________ why work on your vocabulary? 17 M E A S U R I N G YO U R WO R D P OW E R S T R E N GT H S A N D W E A K N E S S E S
The pretest you took before starting this section gave you a general evaluation of your word power skills. Yo...
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