The Highly Selective Dictionary of Golden Adjectives: For the Extraordinarily Literate

The Highly Selective Dictionary of Golden Adjectives: For the Extraordinarily Literate

Eugene Ehrlich


Adjectives have lengthy suffered from undesirable press. for a few years, English lecturers were keen on telling scholars that "adjectives are the enemy of nouns, and adverbs are the enemy of every thing else."

While it really is nonetheless really useful to heed your English teacher's recommendation on such a lot different issues, The hugely Selective Dictionary of Golden Adjectives for the terribly Literate proves that breaking sure principles could make written and spoken language that a lot livelier, including much-needed colour, variety, and adornment. With this addition to the preferred Highly Selective sequence, the "golden" adjective, eventually, will get the famous person therapy it merits. From adventitious to zaftig, popular lexicographer Eugene Ehrlich has accrued greater than 850 of the main attention-grabbing and interesting adjectives within the English language and has supplied concise definitions and instructive utilization examples. no matter if you are a author, a speaker, or a observe buff, this compendious, trenchant, laudable, and all-around fantabulous quantity may also help you set panache again into your prose.

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