Merriam-Webster's Vocabulary Builder.pdf

Merriam-Webster's Vocabulary Builder.pdf


Mary Wood Cornog is a contributor for Merriam-Webster Inc titles including: 'Merriam-Webster's Vocabulary Builder' Since 1937. Since 1937, Merriam-Webster is America's foremost publisher of language-related reference works. The company publishes a diverse array of print and electronic products, including Merriam-Webster's Collegiate® Dictionary, Eleventh Edition – America's best-selling desk dictionary – and Webster's Third New International Dictionary, Unabridged. Merriam-Webster can be considered the direct lexicographical heir of Noah Webster. In 1843, the company bought the rights to the 1841 edition of Webster's magnum opus, An American Dictionary of the English Language, Corrected and Enlarged. At the same time, they secured the rights to create revised editions of the work. Since that time, Merriam-Webster editors have carried forward Noah Webster's work, creating some of the most widely used and respected dictionaries and reference books in the world.

The Merriam-Webster's Vocabulary Builder allows you to enjoy informative and entertaining discussions of English words derived from Greek and Latin roots:and expand your working vocabulary at the same time. Words that share the same root are grouped for easy study. This is the ideal book for people who want to increase their word power. Thorough coverage of 1,200 words and 240 roots while introducing 2,300 words. The Vocabulary Builder is organized by Greek and Latin roots for effective study with nearly 250 new words and roots. Includes quizzes after each root discussion to test progress. A great study aid for students preparing to take standardized tests.


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