How to Sound Really Clever explains and illustrates over 600 words that can outfox us, such as 'condign', 'Zelig-like' and 'agitprop'. This is the sequel to the successful How to Sound Clever (2010) which taught you 600 words you really ought to know but haven't had the time to look up in the dictionary.
Each entry features an etymological description as well as useful example phrases so that readers can quickly see the correct context for each word. Anecdotes and witty illustrations appear throughout to make this an entertaining book that will help readers to boost their vocabulary.
Bloomsbury Publishing; September 2013
- ISBN: 9781408194867
- Edition: 1
- Read online, or download in secure ePub format
- Title: How to Sound Really Clever
- Author: Hubert van den Bergh; Sandra Howgate (other)
Imprint: A&C Black Business Information and Development