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Words, words, words; an English vocabulary builder and anthology

Author: Marvin S Zuckerman
Publisher: Beverly Hills, Glencoe Press [1974]
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Marvin S Zuckerman
OCLC Number: 947522
Description: x, 334 pages illustrations 26 cm
Contents: The dictionary --
History of English --
Etymology --
The birth, death, and transfiguration of English words --
Borrowings --
Prefixes, suffixes, roots --
Denotations and connotations --
Words that mean the same --
The big word vs. the right word --
Malapropisms --
Clichés --
Euphemisms --
Literary and historical allusions --
General semantics --
Vocabulary as a tool of thought.
Responsibility: [by] Marvin S. Zuckerman.

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