Cure for the Common Word Remedy Your Tired Vocabulary with 3,000+ Vibrant Alternatives to the Most Overused Words

ISBN-10: 0071493301

ISBN-13: 9780071493307

Edition: 2008

Authors: K. D. Sullivan

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Your panacea for lackluster language Words like "interesting" and "nice" are so commonly used they've lost their impact. This book provides you with more than 3,000 powerful alternatives to tired words and helps you build a stronger vocabulary in the process. Armed with vibrant new words, you can precisely and eloquently express exactly what you want to communicate in your writing and speech.
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List price: $18.00
Copyright year: 2008
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education
Publication date: 10/31/2007
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 224
Size: 7.50" wide x 9.25" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 0.836
Language: English

K.D. Sullivan is an internationally recognized authority on proofreading. Founder and CEO of Creative Solutions Editorial, a national proofreading and editorial agency, she is also the coauthor of the recently published book The Gremlins of Grammar.Merilee Eggleston has more than twenty years' experience as an editor, writer, and proofreader. She has edited more than 100 books, written advertising copy and materials for online education, and is the coauthor of The Pocket Idiot's Guide to Spanish for Health Care Professionals.

absolutely (adverb)
activity (noun)
affect (verb)
amazing (adjective)
awesome (adjective)
bad (adjective)
basic (adjective)
beautiful (adjective)
begin (verb)
better (adjective)
big (adjective)
boring (adjective)
bring (verb)
certain (adjective)
change (verb)
choose (verb)
common (adjective)
correct (adjective)
correct (verb)
decent (adjective)
develop (verb)
difficult (adjective)
difficult (adjective)
direct (adjective)
do (verb)
to perform, execute, carry out easy (adjective)
effective (adjective)
emphasize (verb)
end (verb)
energy (noun)
enjoy (verb)
enough (adjective)
excellent (adjective)
exciting (adjective)
fast (adjective)
feel (verb)
fill (verb)
final (adjective)
fine (adjective)
finish (verb)
funny (adjective)
get (verb)
give (verb)
go (verb)
good (adjective)
good (adjective)
great (adjective)
grow (verb)
happy (adjective)
hard (adjective)
help (verb)
important (adjective)
interesting (adjective)
keep (verb)
kind (adjective)
know (verb)
leave (verb)
look (noun)
love (noun)
main (adjective)
make (verb)
mean (adjective)
more (adjective)
need (noun)
new (adjective)
next (adjective)
nice (adjective)
old (adjective)
old (adjective)
open (adjective)
part (noun)
perfect (adjective)
piece (noun)
plain (adjective)
plan (noun)
plan (verb)
pleasant (adjective)
problem (noun)
prove (verb)
put (verb)
quick (adjective)
quick (adjective)
ready (adjective)
regular (adjective)
short (adjective)
simple (adjective)
small (adjective)
special (adjective)
stay (verb)
strange (adjective)
take (verb)
take (verb)
thin (adjective)
think (verb)
try (verb)
use (verb)
usual (adjective)
want (verb)
weird (adjective)
well (adverb)
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