By Murray Bromberg, Melvin Gordon
A Barron's best-seller for greater than 4 a long time, the brand-new 6th version of 1100 phrases you want to understand has been extended and up-to-date with more--
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All new phrases for college kids to profit are put within the context of sentences which were chosen from recognized novels, performs, poems, newspaper editorials, and television announces. For optimum ease and pleasure in studying, the authors suggest 15-minute periods with this publication. through the years, millions of scholars getting ready for the SAT and ACT have trusted past variations of 1100 phrases you must be aware of as an effective way to reinforce their notice strength. a brand new function within the 6th version is The Lighter contact a hundred, a suite of a hundred humorous one-liners which use phrases from the ebook you need to recognize.
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To the __________ of the sergeant, there was a paucity* of volunteers for the dangerous mission. 4. It's __________ to build an electric auto, but wouldn't you need a terribly long extension cord? 5. When we could __________ the city lights, we knew we were safe at last. Definitions Match the new words with their meanings. 6. affluent ____ a. suddenly rush forth 7. feasible ____ b. possible 8. discern ____ c. dismay 9. ) ____ d. rich 10. consternation ____ e. perceive* Today's Idiom I'm from Missouria skeptic, one who is not easily convinced You might swallow his promises, but I'm from Missouri.
Sudden rushing forth ____ 20. voluble t. process of wearing out Idioms ____ 21. I'm from Missouri u. occasion for rejoicing ____ 22. red-letter day v. I have to be convinced ____ 23. let sleeping dogs lie w. don't rake up old grievances ____ 24. thumbs down x. to signal rejection Now check your answers on page 307. Make a record of those words you missed. Study them, work on them, use them in original sentences. Amaze your friends at parties! Words for Further Study Meanings 1. _______________ _______________ 2.
When you make the correct match, you will have completed an analogyrelating two words of a second pair in the same way as the first pair. Place the letter of the word that best completes the analogy in the space provided. ____ 1. FURTIVE:STEALTHY::HAPLESS: a. generous b. wise c. unfortunate d. cheerless ____ 2. DISDAIN:RESPECT::SCOFF: a. praise b. amaze c. understand d. amuse ____ 3. PAUCITY:PLENTY::DUPLICITY: a. uniqueness b. laziness c. fear d. honesty ____ 4. CULPRIT:VILLAIN::ANNALS: a. stories b.