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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.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : 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: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Elster, Charles Harrington.
How to tell fate from destiny.
Boston : Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2018
(DLC) 2018028262
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Charles Harrington Elster; Chi Birmingham
ISBN: 9781328583239 1328583236
OCLC Number: 1048659993
Description: 1 online resource
Contents: Front Cover; Front Matter; Half Title; Other Books by this Author; Title; Copyright; Dedication; Introduction; A; B; C; D; E; F; G; H; I; J, K; L; M; N, O; P; Q, R; S; T; U, V; W-Z; Back Matter; Authorities and Sources Quoted; Index; Back Cover; Spine.
Responsibility: by Charles Harrington Elster.

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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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