The Big Book of Words You Should Know

Over 3,000 Words Every Person Should be Able to Use (And a few that you probably shouldn't)

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Author: David Olsen,Michelle Bevilacqua,Justin Cord Hayes

Publisher: Simon and Schuster

ISBN: 1440520771

Category: Reference

Page: 448

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Do you know what "quatrefoil" and "impolitic" mean? What about "halcyon" or "narcolepsy"? This book is a handy, easy-to-read reference guide to the proper parlance for any situation. In this book you will find: Words You Absolutely Should Know (covert, exonerate, perimeter); Words You Should Know But Probably Don't (dour, incendiary, scintilla); Words Most People Don't Know (schlimazel, thaumaturgy, epergne); Words You Should Know to Sound Overeducated (ad infinitum, nugatory, garrulity); Words You Probably Shouldn't Know (priapic, damnatory, labia majora); and more. Whether writing an essay, studying for a test, or trying to impress friends, family, and fellow cocktail party guests with their prolixity, you will achieve magniloquence, ebullience, and flights of rhetorical brilliance.

So Now You're the Superintendent!

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Author: John Eller,Howard C. Carlson

Publisher: Corwin Press

ISBN: 1452294208

Category: Education

Page: 240

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Addressing common issues such as transitions, culture changes, finances, staff supervision, and team building, this guide offers strategies for the crucial first years of the superintendency.

Q&A Employment Law 2011-2012

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Author: Deborah Lockton

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1136839100

Category: Law

Page: 312

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Routledge Q&As give you the ideal opportunity to practice and refine your exam technique, helping you to apply your knowledge most effectively in an exam situation. Each book contains approximately fifty essay and problem-based questions on topics commonly found on exam papers, complete with answer plans and fully worked model answers. Our authors have also highlighted common mistakes as well as offering you tips to achieve the very best marks. What’s more, Routledge Q&As are written by lecturers who are also examiners, giving you an exclusive insight into exactly what examiners are looking for in an answer.

Remember Me

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Author: Cheryl Robinson

Publisher: Penguin

ISBN: 1101517441

Category: Fiction

Page: 400

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Two best friends test the limits of loyalty in a stirring new novel of friendship, betrayal, and forgiveness. Erica and Claire had vowed to stay best friends for life-until one indiscretion destroyed that bond forever. Twenty years later, tragedy reunites them in an unexpected way. Now they must confront the past, discover its untold truths, and rebuild a friendship destined to endure.

Fundamentals of Anatomy and Physiology

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Author: Donald C Rizzo

Publisher: Cengage Learning

ISBN: 1111782253

Category: Health & Fitness

Page: 529

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Now in its third edition, this best selling full-color text is better than ever! We retained all the special features from the previous edition including Career Focus; As the Body Ages; Health Alert; Common Disease, Disorders, and Conditions; Concept Maps, and Body Systems Working Together to Maintain Homeostasis, and added four new features to enhance your learning, broaden your experience of the anatomy and physiology material and help you put it all together. Designed for a one-semester course, this book introduces learners in the allied health field with little or no prior biology knowledge to anatomy and physiology. Content is organized according to body systems, and focuses on the body working together to promote homeostasis. Chapters are self-contained so instructors can teach in any order preferred. Essential laboratory exercises included at the end of chapters provide hands-on lab experience. Key terms with phonetic pronunciations help build vocabulary. The CD-ROM that accompanies the book engages you in learning through interactive activities, quizzes and animations. The book offers a comprehensive supplemental package to support multiple learning styles and leverages the latest technology. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Language and Thought

A Rational Enquiry Into Their Nature and Relationship

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Author: Amorey Gethin

Publisher: Intellect Books

ISBN: 9781871516722

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 91

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This is a study of how language and thought relate to each other in the context of a critique of linguistics. The text argues that people learn the meanings of pieces of language by observing how those pieces are used in life. When they fit the meanings of their language together they follow the logic of life. This book shows how personal understanding of language may be used.