The Reader's Digest Word Power Quiz Book
1,000 Word Challenges From America's Most Popular MagazineBook - 2007
This collection of 52 quizzes is for anyone who's ever puzzled over the exact meaning of a word or phrase encountered on the pages of a newspaper, magazine, or book; for those readers eager to expand their own vocabulary; and everyone intrigued by the power of words to persuade, clarify, or simply entertain. Like Reader's Digest's popular column, the quizzes here illuminate the inner workings of the English language, revealing in a fun and challenging format its complexity, subtleties, and magic. There's a quiz for every week of the year. Each focuses on a specific theme or area of interest and features a list of 20 words with four possible definitions for each word. Have fun while you: - Discover the precise meaning of unfamiliar words you've encountered - Learn to distinguish between words that may have confused you in the past - Add new or unusual words to your vocabulary - Find out where you stand on the word power scale by using the simple rating system included on the answer pages These exercises are bound to stimulate your brain muscles and help you develop a better vocabulary--you'll be amazed at how much fun increasing your word power can be.
Publisher: Pleasantville, N.Y. : Reader's Digest Association, c2007.
Branch Call Number: 428.1 READER'S
Characteristics: 216 pages : color illustrations ; 19 cm.
Alternative Title: Word power quiz book