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A Reader's Companion: 3,500 Words and Phrases Avid Readers Should Know

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9780595452668


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0595452663


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Publisher:  iUniverse, Incorporated
Summary: This book was written to help avid readers expand their vocabularies with commonly encountered literary, Latin, historic and philosophic words and phrases. It includes:* Words such as sciolist, millenarianism, hermeneutics, apodictic, parturient, antistasis, latitudinarian, charybdis, pantagruelian, doxa, anoesis, zugzwang, morosoph, phenomenology, quondam, eldritch and stochastic.* Latin phrases like vae victis, mar...garitas ante porcos, and memento mori.* Root words including ruth (for ruthless).* Enlightening word comparisons like putative, purported and ostensible.* Proper words such as Muses, who they were and what each represents.* Historic phrases like "crossing the Rubicon" and to "go to Canossa".

Bowman, John is the author of A Reader's Companion: 3,500 Words and Phrases Avid Readers Should Know, published 2007 under ISBN 9780595452668 and 0595452663. Two hundred sixty eight A Reader's Companion: 3,500 Words and Phrases Avid Readers Should Know textbooks are available for sale on ValoreBooks.com, or buy new starting at $17.91.
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A Reader's Companion: 3,500 Words and Phrases Avid Readers Should Know

ISBN-13: 9780595452668


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Publisher: iUniverse, Incorporated
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