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How to tell fate from destiny : and other skillful word distinctions

Author: Charles Harrington Elster; Chi Birmingham
Publisher: Boston : Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2018. ©2018
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"If you have trouble distinguishing the verbs imitate and emulate, the relative pronouns that and which, or the adjectives pliant, pliable, and supple, never fear--How to Tell Fate from Destiny is here to help! With more than 500 headwords, the book is replete with advice on how to differentiate commonly confused words and steer clear of verbal trouble"--
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Genre/Form: Nonfiction
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Elster, Charles Harrington.
How to tell fate from destiny.
Boston : Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2018
(DLC) 2018037849
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Charles Harrington Elster; Chi Birmingham
ISBN: 9781328884077 1328884074
OCLC Number: 1048050191
Description: viii, 312 pages ; 21 cm
Responsibility: by Charles Harrington Elster ; [illustrations, Chi Birmingham].

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"If you have trouble distinguishing the verbs imitate and emulate, the relative pronouns that and which, or the adjectives pliant, pliable, and supple, never fear--How to Tell Fate from Destiny is here to help! With more than 500 headwords, the book is replete with advice on how to differentiate commonly confused words and steer clear of verbal trouble"--

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