Clearing up the confusion between similar sounding

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Unformatted text preview: Knowing how the opposite word can help you Lesson 9: Which Is the Right Word? • Clearing up the confusion between similar-sounding words • Memorize these tricky word pairs and never misuse them again S E C T I O N 2 : U S E D I F F E R E N T PA R T S O F S P E E C H TO INCREASE WORD POWER Lesson 10: Discover New Nouns • Acquire new nouns that create word power • Why it’s useful to know more than one word for every idea Lesson 11: Pick the Best Adjectives • Learn how adjectives are like the salsa on chips • Five ways in which adjectives can improve your word power Lesson 12: Zip Up Your Verbs • Learn how verbs are the engines that power good communication • New words that create verb versatility • Tips for remembering the spelling of some tricky verbs Lesson 13: Dress Up Verbs with Adverbs • Learn why adverbs are the fuel that makes verbs go • Intense adverbs will make you a better communicator • Common adverb mistakes to avoid 49 55 63 71 79 81 87 93 101 contents v SECTION 3: BUILD WORD POWER IN ALL SUBJECT AREAS Lesson 14: Words to Describe Personalities • Learn new ways to describe yourself—and everyone you know • Identifying personality types and traits with their special names Lesson 15: Words to Describe Feelings • Learn new words to use when it feels as if words aren’t enough • Common words that describe uncommon emotions Lesson 16: Words to Describe Extreme Emotions • Learn new words to overcome vocabulary frustration ...
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