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David Bramwell

The Book of Hard Words

The Book of Hard Words

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You've upgraded your house, your wardrobe, even your partner. Now it's time to upgrade your vocabulary.

This is a unique, visual guide to doing just that. Ever wished you knew what callipygian meant? Always wanted to give a display of floccinaucinihilipilification?

Now with this indispensable visual dictionary, you will not only be able to read what those hard words mean, learn where they came from and see in pictures how they break down, you will also be able to show off by using them in the right context.

Grandiloquence (grandis [great] + loqui [to speak]) guaranteed! Ingenious sequences of thematic cartoons to imprint each part of each word on your memory. Reveals definition and origin of each word, then shows it in use. Graded from hard to harder to hardest for progressive learning.

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