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Unformatted text preview: right word is at the heart of everyone’s wish to be understood. Therefore, the fundamental goal of this book is to help you choose wisely as you increase your word power. Knowing lots of words is the key: the more words you know, the better able you’ll be to choose the right ones as you communicate. Building a strong vocabulary isn’t something you can do overnight. Learning new words and how to use them is a never-ending process. Someone who is a good listener and a careful reader will continue to learn new words throughout life, because there will always be new words to learn. Think of all the words you know related to computers and television. None of those words even existed a hundred years ago because computers and TVs 64 tools for building word power didn’t exist. So don’t be discouraged about not knowing enough words; remember that the language is growing right along with you. One of the genuine pleasures of building your vocabulary is learning all the different words that can communicate the same idea. How many time...
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