Building Vocabulary for College , Eighth Edition by R. Kent Smith

By R. Kent Smith

Construction VOCABULARY for faculty is a vocabulary worktext that is helping you raise your educational vocabulary via a realistic, reinforcing technique that promotes mastery of the phrases and note elements studied. The textual content starts by way of providing the fundamentals akin to universal prefixes, suffixes, and roots. workouts partly 1 ask you to paintings via matching, multiple-choice, sentence fill-in, and finishing a passage sections. the teachings in part 2 introduce phrases from quite a few educational disciplines that can assist you be successful around the curriculum. routines partially 2 contain matching, sentence fill-ins, and finishing a passage sections.

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2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. 10. antediluvian rectify infidelity equivocal panacea syndrome cure for all ills, a universal remedy responsible for, guilty of unfaithfulness, treason set of symptoms a model, an example before the Flood, ancient wavering, uncertain, indefinite mind reading, extrasensory perception (ESP) make right, correct the substitution of a mild word for one thought to be harsh or offensive Chapter 4 • Word Parts and Challenging Words 41 Copyright 2010 Cengage Learning. All Rights Reserved.

May not be copied, scanned, or duplicated, in whole or in part. Due to electronic rights, some third party content may be suppressed from the eBook and/or eChapter(s). Editorial review has deemed that any suppressed content does not materially affect the overall learning experience. Cengage Learning reserves the right to remove additional content at any time if subsequent rights restrictions require it. Matching Word Parts and Definitions Match each definition with the word part it defines. 1. able, ible a.

Voc and vok relate to (a) a calling (b) an arrival . 8. bi ■ ■ The United States bicentennial in 1976 celebrated the country’s two hundredth anniversary. One of my neighbors has been accused of bigamy; apparently, his divorce was not finalized before he remarried. bi means (a) two (b) luxury . 9. path ■ ■ The newspaper’s picture of the pathetic puppy brought many offers for adoption. The movie was full of pathos, and a number of people in the audience cried. path has to do with (a) imagination (b) feelings .

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