By Murray Bromberg, Melvin Gordon
A Barron's bestseller for years, this publication is healthier than ever in a new fourth version. as well as its usual vocabulary lists, this version contains a new part referred to as landscape of phrases. during this function, all of the 1100 phrases seems in a sentence chosen from between renowned novels, performs, poems, or even newspaper editorials and television pronounces. The booklet is a vocabulary builder aimed at once at college-bound highschool scholars, in addition to students who want additional vocabulary aid. scholars will locate note lists with definitions, analogy workouts, pleasing note video games, and engaging words-in-context workouts.
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Worthy of blame 10 skirmish ____ e. power, range of authority Today's Idiom cause célèbrea famous law case or controversy It was a minor dispute, but the ambitious lawyer sought to turn it into a cause célèbre. * Ron and Len were interviewed, seen on TV, and regarded by their fellow students as heroes. * A false story even circulated about the boys being rock-'n-roll performers whose indigent families needed their salaries. Finally, the Civil Liberties Union jumped into the fray with a court order stipulating* that the principal be required to show cause why the boys should not be allowed to return to class.
9. When the results of the bar exam were (intimidated, promulgated) Adele saw that she had passed handsomely. 10. I used to (scoff, feint) at Hank's stories of the fish he had caught, but he made a believer out of me. Answers are on Page 306 < previous page page_25 next page > < previous page page_26 next page > Page 26 Wordsearch 4 Using the clues listed below, fill in each blank in the following story with one of the new words you learned this week. Want to Run for Office? In recent years, we have seen the phenomenon of incumbent politicians retiring in record numbers.
Implacable i. poverty-stricken ____ 10. indigent j. to irritate ____ 11. jurisdiction k. violent outburst ____ 12. monolithic l. to end ____ 13. oust m. a likeness ____ 14. paroxysm n. go back ____ 15. reprehensible o. to torment ____ 16. revert p. riotous ____ 17. skirmish q. eject ____ 18. stymie r. small battle ____ 19. terminate s. aware ____ 20. turbulent t. based on whim Idioms ____ 21. cause célèbre u. having a selfish motive ____ 22. one swallow doesn't make a summer v. a humiliating defeat ____ 23.