Discover the 100 words every high school graduate should know! A wide range of vocabulary was chosen, ranging from standard educated vocabulary used in classic novels, media, and textbooks to more challenging SAT words. Definitions, etymologies and context are given for each of these "5-star"words chosen by the editors of The American Heritage College Dictionary. Broaden and enrich your vocabulary with words such as "diffident", "soliloquy", "subjugate" and rise above the crowd! 84 pages, softcover.
What should the vocabulary of a well-rounded high school graduate be like? These 100 words provide the starting point in answering that question. The list is representative of the words that serious students will encounter in their coursework and will come to use as adults, whether in conversation or while reading the daily newspaper. Each word is fully defined and shown in context with example sentences from well-known authors. 100 Words Every High School Graduate Should Know is a must-have for every grad, perfect for building vocabulary, quizzing friends and family — and just having fun.
The Editors of the American Heritage Dictionaries are a team of professional lexicographers with advanced degrees in various scholarly fields. The editors familiarize themselves with the vocabulary in specific subject areas, collect materials on new developments and usage, and work with expert consultants to ensure that the content of our publications is as accurate and as up-to-date as possible.
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