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By R. Kent Smith

Development Vocabulary for school is a vocabulary worktext that is helping scholars elevate their educational vocabulary via a pragmatic, memorization-based method. clients love the e-book for its "conciseness but broadness of application," its specialise in note elements, its non-condescending tone, and its emphasis on educational phrases. The textual content starts via offering the fundamentals corresponding to universal prefixes, suffixes, and roots. the teachings in part 1 trade among those who introduce ten note elements (along with sentences that includes phrases in accordance with every one half) and people who current ten difficult phrases (which seem on university flair checks) containing these notice elements. workouts following word-parts classes contain multiple-choice, matching, cloze sentences, and definitions, whereas routines for demanding phrases classes ask scholars to jot down their very own definitions and paintings via multiple-choice routines, cloze sentences, and analogies. the teachings in part 2 introduce phrases from quite a few educational disciplines to assist scholars be successful around the curriculum.The 7th version has been streamlined to raised illustrate the relationship among phrases and educational fields.

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A proclivity means (a) likeness for (b) suspicion of __________________________ . ■ ■ Chapter 2 • Word Parts and Challenging Words 21 – – 3. universally (u n VUR s le)—adverb e ■ e ■ The psychologist said acceptance and love are universally longed for by all people everywhere. The assassination of President John F. Kennedy in 1963 was universally mourned throughout the world. a universally means (a) widely (b) sadly ________________________________ . 4. interim (in t r im)—noun e ■ ■ In the interim between graduating from high school and serving in the Marines, Javier worked in a plastics factory.

Polychromatic veracity epilogue nepotism chronic posthumously unnecessary, excessive, too much lack of interest, absence of emotion many colored, having a variety of colors after death nepotism epilogue 5. preference given to relatives 6. concluding information added at the end of a book, poem, play, or other literary work; postscript; supplement culpable 7. at fault, deserving blame, responsible for chronic veracity 8. continuous, of long duration 9. truth; something that is true transition 10.

Logy ■ ■ Sociology is concerned with the systematic study of society. Zoology is the branch of biology concerned with the animal kingdom. b logy relates to (a) people (b) study _____________________________________ . Matching Word Parts and Definitions Match each definition with the word part it defines. h __________ d __________ a __________ f __________ j __________ 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. sub pro uni inter mis 18 Part One • Word Parts and Challenging Words a. b. c. d. e. one not; opposite of to hold for; in favor of study of b __________ 6.

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