English Word Power

A Series by Manik Joshi

Dictionary of English Synonyms: Vocabulary Building
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Series: English Word Power, Book 1. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 8,220. Language: English. Published: May 14, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Language Instruction » English as a second language
What is Synonym- Synonym is a word that has the same or nearly the same meaning as another word. | Alphabetical List of Useful Synonyms | Advanced and daily used English synonyms | Sample This: ABSTRUSE – difficult to understand- Synonyms or Similar Words for ‘Abstruse’- arcane / garbled / inarticulate / incoherent / incomprehensible / indecipherable / inexplicable / obscure / rarefied
Dictionary of English Antonyms: Vocabulary Building
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Series: English Word Power, Book 2. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 8,040. Language: English. Published: May 19, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Study skills
What is Antonym - Antonym is a word that means the opposite or nearly the opposite of another word | Alphabetical List of Useful Antonyms | Advanced and daily used English antonyms | Sample This: ADORATION – intense like- Antonyms or Opposite Words of ‘Adoration’- abhorrence / detestation / disgust / hatred / loathing / odium / repugnance / repulsion
Homonyms, Homophones and Homographs: Vocabulary Building
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Series: English Word Power, Book 3. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 8,330. Language: English. Published: June 18, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Language experience approach
Homonyms -- Same Spelling / Same pronunciation / Different meaning | Homophones -- Different Spelling / Same or similar pronunciation / Different meaning | Homographs -- Same Spelling / Different Pronunciation / Different meaning | Examples of homonyms, homophones and homographs
Dictionary of English Capitonyms: Vocabulary Building
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Series: English Word Power, Book 4. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,770. Language: English. Published: June 18, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Language Instruction » English as a second language
What is Capitonym- Capitonym is a word that changes its meaning based on whether or not it is capitalized | Alphabetical List of Useful Capitonyms | Sample This: Alpine and alpine- Alpine: relating to the Alps in Central Europe [Adjective], alpine: connected with high mountains [Adjective] | Bill and bill- Bill: nickname for William [Noun], bill: the amount that you owe to somebody [Noun]
Dictionary of Prefixes and Suffixes: Useful English Affixes
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Series: English Word Power, Book 5. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 8,520. Language: English. Published: June 21, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » College Guides
PREFIX- A letter or group of letters added to the beginning of a word to get a new word with a changed meaning. Example– im- in impossible | SUFFIX- A letter or group of letters added to the end of a word to get a new word with a changed meaning. Examples– -ness in quickness | List of Important Prefixes and Suffixes with their meanings and examples
Dictionary of Combining Forms: Vocabulary Building
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Series: English Word Power, Book 6. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,120. Language: English. Published: June 21, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Language Instruction » English as a second language
Combining form is a form of a word that can combine with another word or another combining form to get a new word. Combining form adds extra meaning to the new word. Combining form is added to the beginning or end of another word or another combining form. Alphabetical list of Combing words in English | Example: Agro- in Agro-industry; Agro- denotes: connected with farming
Dictionary of Literary Words: Vocabulary Building
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Series: English Word Power, Book 7. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,690. Language: English. Published: June 26, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Language Instruction » English as a second language
500 Literary Words and their meanings | Literary words are associated with literature. Literary words are typical of a work of literature and imaginative writing. Literary words are used with a particular meaning, in narrative, drama, poetry and other writing in a literary manner | Detailed List of Words and Meanings of English Literary Words
Dictionary of Old-fashioned Words: Vocabulary Building
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Series: English Word Power, Book 8. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,760. Language: English. Published: July 9, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Non-formal education
500 Old-fashioned words and their meanings | Old-fashioned Words: Words that were common in the past but are passing out of ordinary use | Examples: dandified [adjective] - (of a man) too careful about his look or clothes; vamoose [verb] - to leave fast | Besides Old-fashioned words, there are some Idioms and Phrasal Verbs which are now considered as Old-fashioned
Dictionary of Humorous Words: Vocabulary Building
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Series: English Word Power, Book 9. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,830. Language: English. Published: July 16, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Teaching
250 Humorous Words- Words that are intended to be amusing, entertaining, funny, or comical are called Humorous words | Detailed List of Humorous words and their meanings | Sample this: beak [noun] - large or pointed nose of somebody; iron rations [noun]- a small amount of food carried for emergency by soldiers, etc. while climbing or walking; unhand [verb]- to release somebody that you are holding
Compound Words in English: Vocabulary Building
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Series: English Word Power, Book 10. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 6,410. Language: English. Published: July 22, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Language Instruction » English as a second language
A compound word consists of two or more base words. They are mostly nouns, adjectives, and verbs | Types- A. Closed Compound Words: Words are joined together- firefly / redhead. | B. Hyphenated Compound Words: Words are joined together by a hyphen- daughter-in-law | C. Open Compound Words: Words are open- post office / real estate. | Detailed list of Compound words in Alphabetical Order
Dictionary of Informal Words: Vocabulary Building
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Series: English Word Power, Book 11. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 13,180. Language: English. Published: August 1, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Language Instruction » English as a second language
Informal Words are connected with normal communication to your colleagues, acquaintances, family members, etc. | Informal words are more common in speech than in writing. | Informal words are used in ‘unofficial’ language. These words are not used in ‘official’ or formal writing | This book covers around 1400 Informal words (including name of parts of speech they belong to) and their meanings
Dictionary of Category Words: Vocabulary Building
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Series: English Word Power, Book 12. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,750. Language: English. Published: August 1, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Language Instruction » English as a second language
Category Words in English: 01. Words Denoting the Colors | 02. Words Denoting Sounds | 03. Words Denoting the Cries of Creatures | 04. Words Denoting the Ways of Laughing | 05. Words Denoting the Ways of Seeing | 06. Words Denoting the Ways of Thinking | 07. Words Denoting the Ways of Walking | 08. Words Denoting the Ways of Writing | 09. Words Denoting the Ways of Movement | 10. Zodiac Sign
Dictionary of One-Word Substitution: Vocabulary Building
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Series: English Word Power, Book 13. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,390. Language: English. Published: August 1, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Language Instruction » English as a second language
One-Word Substitutes: A Word that is used in place of a complete sentence | Sample this: A person who keeps himself to himself- Introvert | List of explanation of words- Glossary | To free somebody from all blame- Exonerate | That through which light cannot pass- Opaque | A person who is the most powerful- Omnipotent | A doctor who treats skin diseases- Dermatologist
Hypernyms and Hyponyms: Vocabulary Building
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Series: English Word Power, Book 14. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,200. Language: English. Published: August 10, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Language experience approach
HYPERNYM is a word that denotes general category. Hypernym is also called ‘Super ordinate’, ‘Generic term’, ‘Supertype’, or ‘Superset’ | HYPONYM is a word that denotes particular item from general category. Hyponym is also called ‘Subordinate’, ‘Subtype’ or ‘Subset’. | ‘game’ is the hypernym (or supertype) of ‘football’ and ‘hockey’; ‘football’ and ‘hockey’ are hyponyms (or subtypes) of ‘game’.
Holonyms and Meronyms: Vocabulary Building
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Series: English Word Power, Book 15. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,530. Language: English. Published: August 10, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Language experience approach
What are “Holonyms and Meronyms”? Holonym is a word that denotes a thing that is complete in itself and whose part, member or substance is represented by another word. Example- bird is a holonym of feather | Meronym is a word that denotes a constituent part, member or substance of something that is complete in itself. Example- feather is meronym of bird. | Detailed List of Holonyms and Meronyms
Oronym Words in English: Vocabulary Building
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Series: English Word Power, Book 16. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,830. Language: English. Published: August 10, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Language experience approach
An oronym is a word or phrase that sounds very much the same as another word or phrase, often as a result of sounds running together. Oronyms are spelt differently | Example- A name ---- an aim; usual things ---- use all things; realize ---- real lies | Words or phrases that are Oronyms are said to be Oronymous. The state of being an Oronym is called Oronymy. | Detailed list of Oronyms
Dictionary of Root Words: Greek and Latin Roots
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Series: English Word Power, Book 17. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,970. Language: English. Published: August 20, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Bilingual education
A root, or root word is a word which is used to form another word. It is also called a base word. A root does not have a prefix (A letter or group of letters added to the beginning of a word) or a suffix (A letter or group of letters added to the end of a word). | Example- Pure is a root. Words derived from ‘pure’: impure, purity, pureness | Alphabetical list of Greek and Latin Roots with Examples
Dictionary of English Idioms: Vocabulary Building
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Series: English Word Power, Book 18. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,130. Language: English. Published: August 20, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Bilingual education
Useful English Idioms and their meanings in simple words | Alphabetical list of English Idioms | Sample this: Abeyance: in abeyance – postponed | Accord: in accord -- in agreement | Ado: without further ado – immediately | Aegis: under the aegis of -- with the support of | Afoul: run afoul of -- to do something illegal | Alone: go it alone -- do something on your own
Dictionary of Phrasal Verbs: Vocabulary Building
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Series: English Word Power, Book 19. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,770. Language: English. Published: August 20, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Language Instruction » English as a second language
Useful English phrasal verbs and their meanings in simple words | Alphabetical list of English phrasal verbs | 1000 Useful phrasal verbs for daily use