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Unformatted text preview: _____________________________ _______________________________________ mnemonics: codes to help you spell words 61 ANSWERS P ra c t i c e : S p e l l i n g Tr i c k y Wo rd s 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 9. 9. 10. c. belief b. magazines c. prosecution a. situation c. clammy b. salary b. superb c. enforcement a. terrific a. obsession L E S S O N 8 UNITED STATES synonyms and antonyms: similars and opposites We have too many high sounding words, and too few actions that correspond with them. —ABIGAIL ADAMS (1744–1818) WIFE OF JOHN ADAMS AND MOTHER OF JOHN QUINCY ADAMS, TWO PRESIDENTS OF THE This lesson helps you build word power through a review of useful synonyms and antonyms, good for bulking up your vocabulary. ALL WRITERS AND SPEAKERS eventually face a similar problem: What word(s) should I use to communicate exactly what I mean? How can I make myself clear? Will the person listening or reading understand my thoughts? Choosing the right word is probably the most difficult part of both speaking and writing. Using just the...
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