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The Awakening & Other Short Stories (Webster's Thesaurus by Kate Chopin

By Kate Chopin

There are lots of versions of The Awakening & different brief tales. This academic version was once created for self-improvement or in practise for complex examinations. the ground of every web page is annotated with a mini-thesaurus of unusual phrases highlighted within the textual content, together with synonyms and antonyms. Designed for college districts, educators, and scholars looking to maximize functionality on standardized exams, Webster’s paperbacks reap the benefits of the truth that classics are often assigned readings. A working glossary on the backside of every web page comes in handy to scholars who're actively construction their vocabularies in anticipation of taking PSAT®, SAT®, AP® (Advanced Placement®), GRE®, LSAT®, GMAT® or related examinations. This variation exposes the reader to a greatest variety of “difficult, and sometimes encountered” phrases in examinations. instead of provide a unmarried synonym, many are supplied for quite a few meanings, permitting readers to raised grab the paradox of the English language, and stay away from utilizing the notes as a natural crutch. Having the reader decipher a word’s which means inside of context serves to enhance vocabulary retention and knowing. each one web page covers phrases now not already highlighted on earlier pages. PSAT® is a registered trademark of the school front exam Board and the nationwide benefit Scholarship company neither of which sponsors or endorses this publication; SAT® is a registered trademark of the school Board which neither sponsors nor endorses this e-book; GRE®, AP® and complicated Placement® are registered emblems of the tutorial trying out carrier which neither sponsors nor endorses this booklet, GMAT® is a registered trademark of the Graduate administration Admissions Council that's neither affiliated with this e-book nor endorses this e-book, LSAT® is a registered trademark of the legislations tuition Admissions Council which neither sponsors nor endorses this product. All rights reserved.

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Pudd'nhead Wilson (Webster's Thesaurus Edition) by Mark Twain

By Mark Twain

There are lots of variations of Pudd'nhead Wilson. This academic version used to be created for self-improvement or in instruction for complex examinations. the ground of every web page is annotated with a mini-thesaurus of unusual phrases highlighted within the textual content, together with synonyms and antonyms. Designed for college districts, educators, and scholars looking to maximize functionality on standardized checks, Webster’s paperbacks benefit from the truth that classics are usually assigned readings. A operating glossary on the backside of every web page turns out to be useful to scholars who're actively construction their vocabularies in anticipation of taking PSAT®, SAT®, AP® (Advanced Placement®), GRE®, LSAT®, GMAT® or comparable examinations. This version exposes the reader to a greatest variety of “difficult, and infrequently encountered” phrases in examinations. instead of provide a unmarried synonym, many are supplied for a number of meanings, permitting readers to higher take hold of the paradox of the English language, and keep away from utilizing the notes as a natural crutch. Having the reader decipher a word’s which means inside context serves to enhance vocabulary retention and knowing. each one web page covers phrases no longer already highlighted on prior pages. PSAT® is a registered trademark of the school front exam Board and the nationwide benefit Scholarship company neither of which sponsors or endorses this publication; SAT® is a registered trademark of the school Board which neither sponsors nor endorses this ebook; GRE®, AP® and complex Placement® are registered emblems of the academic trying out carrier which neither sponsors nor endorses this publication, GMAT® is a registered trademark of the Graduate administration Admissions Council that's neither affiliated with this e-book nor endorses this ebook, LSAT® is a registered trademark of the legislation tuition Admissions Council which neither sponsors nor endorses this product. All rights reserved.

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New Pocket Hawaiian Dictionary: With a Concise Grammar and by Samuel H. Elbert

By Samuel H. Elbert

The Hawaiian Dictionary, via Mary Kawena Pukui and Samuel Elbert, has for a few years been the traditional paintings of reference for the Hawaiian language. in accordance with frequency of utilization and cultural value, 10,800 entries, from the 41,500 within the revised and enlarged variation of 1986, were chosen for inclusion within the New Pocket Hawaiian Dictionary. In a compact and conveyable structure, this dictionary up-dates medical and customary names of vegetation and animals; Hawaiian equivalents of given names; phrases borrowed from different languages; numbering and counting; functional words, and masses extra. The bankruptcy on grammar, defined in nontechnical phrases, contains a pronunciation consultant. this handy booklet can be liked by way of citizens, viewers, and starting scholars of Hawaiian alike.

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Translation and technology by Chiew Kin Quah

By Chiew Kin Quah

This textbook presents an account of translation expertise, its functions and services. significant advancements from North the USA, Europe and Asia are defined, together with advancements in makes use of and clients of the expertise. The ebook is vital for college kids in translating classes translators wishing to be introduced updated or to arrange for a brand new point in their paintings. With its emphasis at the position of the translator either as consumer of and developer of those new instruments, wanting to appreciate either the method of layout and the human elements of translating, it's complementary to different books which pay attention to the computational and technical processing elements of the structures.

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Encyclopedia of Ecology, Five-Volume Set, Volume 1-5 by S.E. Jorgensen

By S.E. Jorgensen

The groundbreaking Encyclopedia of Ecology offers an authoritative and accomplished insurance of the entire box of ecology, from common to utilized. It contains over 500 exact entries, based to supply the consumer with whole assurance of the center wisdom, accessed as intuitively as attainable, and seriously cross-referenced. Written via a global staff of best specialists, this progressive encyclopedia will function a one-stop-shop to concise, stand-alone articles for use as some degree of access for undergraduate scholars, or as a device for lively researchers trying to find the newest details within the field.Entries disguise a number issues, including:Behavioral EcologyEcological ProcessesEcological ModelingEcological EngineeringEcological IndicatorsEcological InformaticsEcosystemsEcotoxicologyEvolutionary EcologyGeneral EcologyGlobal EcologyHuman EcologySystem Ecology * the 1st reference paintings to hide all elements of ecology, from easy to utilized* Over 500 concise, stand-alone articles are written through sought after leaders within the box* Article textual content is supported by means of full-color images, drawings, tables, and different visible fabric* absolutely listed and pass referenced with particular references for additional research* Writing point is suited for either the professional and non-expert* to be had electronically on ScienceDirect almost immediately upon ebook

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Barrelhouse Words: A Blues Dialect Dictionary by Stephen Calt

By Stephen Calt

This interesting compendium explains the main strange, vague, and curious phrases and expressions from classic blues song. using either documentary proof and important interviews with a couple of now-deceased musicians from the Twenties and '30s, blues pupil Stephen Calt unravels the nuances of greater than twelve hundred idioms and correct or position names came upon on oft-overlooked "race files" recorded among 1923 and 1949. From "aggravatin' papa" to "yas-yas-yas" and every little thing in among, this actually specific, racy, and compelling source decodes a overlooked speech for basic readers and researchers alike, supplying helpful information regarding black language and American slang.

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Nolo's Plain-English Law Dictionary by Gerald Hill, Kathleen Hill, Nolo Editors

By Gerald Hill, Kathleen Hill, Nolo Editors

Examine the language of the legislation, with out the legalese! Open the typical legislations dictionary and it's possible you'll suppose extra harassed than sooner than you learn a be aware. Nolo's Plain-English legislation Dictionary is various. From "abrogate" to "zero tape", we have scale back at the Latin and outlined universal (and a few not-so-common) phrases you could relatively use to appreciate and entry the legislations. put aside these dusty, outmoded legislations dictionaries! Written for the twenty first century, this crucial reference comprises entire definitions of the felony phrases you would like this present day. in case you are a legislation scholar, paralegal, accountant, small company proprietor or librarian -- someone whose paintings or lifestyles touches the legislations -- this totally updated A to Z consultant places entry to the legislation into your palms. Nolo's Plain-English legislations Dictionary includes 3,800 plain-English felony definitions, together with many newly coined phrases you will find on-line and rancid, akin to "typosquatting" and "patent troll". in fact, if you want definitions for felony criteria -- even if they're in Latin -- you will find these right here too. Plus, discover a replica of the structure of the us of the US in your reference within the pages following the total checklist of definitions. (20090422)

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HarperCollins Bible Dictionary by Paul J. Achtemeier

By Paul J. Achtemeier

The HarperCollins Bible Dictionary puts the most recent and so much finished biblical scholarship at your fingertips. here's every thing you want to understand to totally comprehend the previous testomony, the Apocrypha, and the recent testomony. An unprecedented source, The HarperCollins Bible Dictionary explains each element of the Bible, together with biblical archaeology, tradition, similar writings corresponding to the lifeless Sea Scrolls, the Bible's effect on Western civilization, biblical background, theological suggestions, glossy biblical interpretations, flowers nad fauna, weather and surroundings, crafts and undefined, the content material of person books of the bible, and more.

The HarperCollins Bible Dictionary features:

  • Contributions by means of 193 famous specialists at the Bible and the traditional close to East
  • More than 3700 entries protecting the Bible from A to Z
  • Outlines for every publication of the Bible
  • 590 black-and-white photographs
  • 53 colour photographs
  • An up to date pronunciation guide
  • 72 black-and-white maps
  • 18 colour maps
  • Dozens of drawings, diagrams, and tables

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