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Dictionary of Old-fashioned Words: Vocabulary Building
Series: English Word Power, Book 8. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 10,110. Language: English. Published: July 9, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Non-formal education, Nonfiction » Language Instruction » English as a second language
1000 Old-fashioned words and their meanings | Words and expressions that were common in the past but are passing out of ordinary use | e.g.: dandified [adjective]- (of a man) too careful about his look | vamoose [verb]-- to leave fast | blot your copybook (idiom)- to do something bad to spoil your good reputation among people; buck up! (phrasal verb)- used to tell somebody to make haste
Beowulf Companion (Includes Study Guide, Historical Context, and Character Index)
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 11,000. Language: English. Published: April 30, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides
Beowulf is epic in every way--but let's face it..if you don't understand it, then you are not alone. This annotated book includes a summary of each section, an overview of themes and characters. It does not include the book. We all need refreshers every now and then. Whether you are a student trying to cram for that big final, or someone just trying to understand a book more, BookCaps can help.
Aliens in Celtic History and Legends: Cases from Britain
Price: $6.50 USD. Words: 50,330. Language: English. Published: August 2, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » New Age » Aliens and UFOs
Are there descriptions of aliens in medieval Welsh literature? Could Celtic legends hold memories of modern or futuristic pieces of technology? Melissa Westwind, an academic from the UK examines the evidence from medieval Welsh literature and comes to some startling conclusions.
Beautiful Words: a Dictionary
Series: Dictionaries, Book 3. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 6,680. Language: English. Published: May 23, 2012 by Altiora Publications. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Dictionaries, Nonfiction » Language Instruction » English as a second language
As English has evolved, words that were once in common usage have slipped out of usage. Some are delightful, others not so much. This eBook blows the dust off over a thousand delightful words, bringing them back to life for a whole new audience. So if you enjoy words for their own sake, or know someone who does, this is the book for you. Makes a great gift.