By R. Kent Smith

Construction Vocabulary for school is a vocabulary worktext that is helping scholars raise their educational vocabulary via a realistic, memorization-based process. clients love the publication for its "conciseness but broadness of application," its concentrate on note elements, its non-condescending tone, and its emphasis on educational phrases. The textual content starts off via providing the fundamentals comparable to universal prefixes, suffixes, and roots. the teachings in part 1 trade among those who introduce ten observe elements (along with sentences that includes phrases in accordance with every one half) and people who current ten hard phrases (which seem on collage flair assessments) containing these observe elements. routines following word-parts classes comprise multiple-choice, matching, cloze sentences, and definitions, whereas workouts for demanding phrases classes ask scholars to put in writing 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 triumphant around the curriculum.The 7th variation has been streamlined to raised illustrate the relationship among phrases and educational fields.

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The tinted window was still sufficiently translucent that I could see figures of people walking by on the sidewalk. permitting light to shine through translucent _________________________________________________________ 4. After the peace was finally won and the soldiers came home, the postwar economy boomed. after the war postwar __________________________________________________________ __ 5. Snow was such an anomaly in this section of the state that many people had seldom if ever seen it before.

10. Leigh is unsure what she’s going to do this summer, but she’s made tentative ___________________ plans to visit some friends in Minnesota if she earns enough money. Checking Your Word Power After selecting your response, put the letter in the space provided. d __________ 1. The opposite of tentative is a. uncertain b. hesitant c. doubtful d. positive a __________ 2. The opposite of misconstrue is a. understand b. disagree c. cheat d. help c __________ 3. The opposite of proclivity is a. fondness for b.

Trans ■ ■ Melanie plans to transfer to a college in Texas. Trucks were used to transport the potatoes to market. b trans refers to (a) power (b) change _______________________________________ . 5. poly ■ ■ Are there any religions that still permit polygamy? I would think one husband or wife would be enough! Christie is a polyglot because she can speak English, French, Spanish, and Italian. b poly refers to (a) foolishness (b) many _____________________________________ . 29 6. ver ■ ■ Can you verify that this wallet is yours?

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