SAT* Vocabulary for Dummies�

ISBN-10: 0764525468
ISBN-13: 9780764525469
Edition: 2003
Authors: Suzee Vlk
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Description: The SAT is well known for requiring students to know some advanced vocabulary words. This book focuses on words likely to be used in the SAT and other college tests and provides tips for remembering their definitions and for inferring their meanings  More...

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List price: $16.99
Copyright year: 2003
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons, Incorporated
Publication date: 3/21/2003
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 384
Size: 7.25" wide x 9.00" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 1.518
Language: English

The SAT is well known for requiring students to know some advanced vocabulary words. This book focuses on words likely to be used in the SAT and other college tests and provides tips for remembering their definitions and for inferring their meanings through context.

Introduction
Conventions Used in This Book
Foolish Assumptions
How This Book Is Organized
Icons Used in This Book
Where to Go from Here
Hardwiring Words into Your Brain
Mastering Test Vocabulary
Giving Kudos to Clusters
Reviewing Three Little Words That Mean So Much: Prefixes, Roots, and Suffixes
Playing Mind Games with Your Friends
Having Success with Excess
Kissing Up and Putting Down
Weaseling Words into Your Work
Digging Out Meaning: Prefixes, Roots, and Suffixes
Starting Off with Prefixes
Getting to the Root of the Matter
Ending with a Bang: Suffixes
Groups and Troops: Essential Vocabulary by Category
Mirror, Mirror on the Wall: Words about Personal Appearance
Keeping Up Appearances with New Vocabulary Words
More than Skin Deep: Beautiful Practice Exercises
Exercise one
Exercise two
Exercise three
Answers to the Exercises
Exercise one
Exercise two
Exercise three
For Richer or for Poorer: Words about Money
Showing You the Money: New Vocabulary Words
The Buck Stops Here: Practice Exercises
Exercise one
Exercise two
Exercise three
Answers to the Exercises
Exercise one
Exercise two
Exercise three
Look Who's Talking: Words about Speaking
Talking Up a Blue Streak with New Vocabulary Words
Letting Your Actions Speak Louder than Words: Practice Exercises
Exercise one
Exercise two
Exercise three
Answers to the Exercises
Exercise one
Exercise two
Exercise three
Never Trust Anyone Over Thirty: Words about Age
Growing Older, Growing Wiser with New Vocabulary Words
Coming of Age with These Practice Exercises
Exercise one
Exercise two
Exercise three
Answers to the Exercises
Exercise one
Exercise two
Exercise three
Hip, Hip, Hurray! Words of Praise and Criticism
Singing the Praises of New Vocabulary Words
Everyone's a Critic: Practice Exercises
Exercise one
Exercise two
Exercise three
Answers to the Exercises
Exercise one
Exercise two
Exercise three
It Was the Best of Times, It Was the Worst of Times: Words of Joy and Sorrow
Happy as a Clam with New Vocabulary Words
Sadder but Wiser: Practice Exercises
Exercise one
Exercise two
Exercise three
Answers to the Exercises
Exercise one
Exercise two
Exercise three
When Your IQ Is a Fraction: Words about Intelligence
Words of Wisdom: New Vocabulary
Proving You're Smart as a Whip: Practice Exercises
Exercise one
Exercise two
Exercise three
Answers to the Exercises
Exercise one
Exercise two
Exercise three
Couch Potatoes Need Love, Too: Words of Energy and Laziness
Examining New Vocabulary Words That Are Full of Energy
E=mc[superscript 2]: Practice Exercises About Energy
Exercise one
Exercise two
Exercise three
Answers to the Exercises
Exercise one
Exercise two
Exercise three
I'm Not Always Right, But I'm Never Wrong: Words about Stubbornness
Agreeing to Disagree: New Vocabulary Words
Yielding to These Practice Exercises
Exercise one
Exercise two
Exercise three
Answers to the Exercises
Exercise one
Exercise two
Exercise three
Classy Chat: Impressive Words for Impressive Scores
Making an Impression with New Vocabulary
Keeping Up Appearances: Practice Exercises
Exercise one
Exercise two
Exercise three
Answers to the Exercises
Exercise one
Exercise two
Exercise three
Story Time: Finding Meaning in Context
Donna and Larry's Big Adventure
Telling a Tale
Beyond Words: Defining the New Vocabulary
Exercising Your New Vocabulary
Answers to the Exercise
All President and Accounted For
Not the Same Old Story
Exchanging (Vocab) Words
Testing Your Mettle with an Exercise
Answers to the Exercise
Attack of the Killer SAT Book
Making a Long Story Short
Vocab Words that Stick in Your Throat
Exercising Your Options
Answers to the Exercise
Report Card Jitters
A Little Bedtime Reading
Defining Vocab from the Word Go
Practicing Until You're Perfect
Answers to the Exercise
The Boy Who Barfed on Me
Spinning a Tale
Getting a (Vocab) Word in Edgewise
Exercising without Taking a Step
Answers to the Exercise
King of the (Tongue) Studs
Once Upon a Time
Going Back on Your (Vocabulary) Words
Stepping Up to the Plate: An Exercise
Answers to the Exercise
The Girl Who Yelled, "You Stink!"
The Story of My Life
Being True to Your (Vocab) Words
Giving it Your Best Shot: A Practice Exercise
Answers to the Exercise
Banned from the Bash
The Life of the Party: A Story
Hanging on Every (Vocab) Word
Putting These Words into Practice
Answers to the Exercise
Kid Klepto, the Boy Who Robbed Me Blind
More to the Story than Meets the Eye
Putting in a Good (Vocab) Word
No Sweat! A Practice Exercise
Answers to the Exercise
A Jewel of a House
... And They Lived Happily Ever After
Having the Last (Vocab) Word
Exercising Your Right to Practice
Answers to the Exercise
Putting You to the (Practice) Tests
Practice Test #1
Popping the Questions
Answering for Yourself
Practice Test #2
Calling These Questions into Question
Not Taking No for an Answer
Practice Test #3
Begging the Questions
Explaining the Answers Away
Practice Test #4
Giving this Test the Acid Test
Making the Grade: Answers
Genius Test
Without Question: Answering the Toughest Questions
Standing Corrected: Answers to the Test
The Part of Tens
Ten Ways to Put a Good Vocabulary to Use in the Real World
Titivate (Spruce Up, Enhance, Embellish) Your Love Letters
Get Out of Gym Class
Intimidate a Mechanic
Compliment the Cook
Get Out of Doing Chores
Placate (Calm Down) an Irate (Furious) Parent Over a Heinous (Really, Really Bad) Grade
Refuse a Date without Crushing an Ego
Bamboozle (Confuse, Discombobulate) a Traffic Officer
Frustrate Your Dentist
Leave a Classy Legacy in Your Yearbook
Ten Great Quotes about Words
Ten Ways to Master Words When English Is a Foreign Tongue
Look for Similarities with Words in Your Native Language
Localize As You Vocalize
Associate Places Back Home with New Vocab
Memorize the Words in a Tactile (Touching, Tangible) Fashion
Associate Words with American TV Shows
Give Nicknames to Your Friends, Family, and Professors
String Words Together
Enlist the Help--and Harassment--of Your Friends and Family
Arrange for a Secret Word Dropper
Additional Resources
Glossary
Index

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