If you're ready to expand your word power, this book is for you. You'll learn practical shortcuts and techniques for understanding and using more words. You'll discover how combining Greek and Latin roots, prefixes, and suffixes makes learning both fast and fun. You'll be able to remember the meanings of many more words - without memorizing endless lists. With Quick Vocabulary Power, you can: * Work at your own pace * See words in context, so that meanings are clear and easy to grasp * Learn the precise differences between words that are commonly confused * Practice and chart your progress with frequent self-tests This informative, easy-to-use guide is a completely revised and updated edition of the classic Vocabulary for Adults, which helped tens of thousands of people improve their communication skills.
Table of Contents
Word Parts.; Greek Roots.; Greek Prefixes.; Latin Roots.; Latin Prefixes.; Less Common Latin Roots.; Greek and Latin Numerals.; Confusables.; Final Vocabulary Power Self--Test.; Appendix.; Index.
Jack S. Romine was, for many years, an instructor of English at Merritt College in Oakland, California. Henry Ehrlich is a professional speech writer who is from a family of noted lexicographers.