Masterful Words is a valuable new reference for anyone who loves words, wants to expand their vocabulary, or needs to build their communications skills. Part I of the book teaches the basics of how prefixes and suffixes can determine the meaning of words. Examples used include benevolent and malevolent, xenophile and xenophobe. Part II explains the relationship between old words (usually Latin or Greek) and their modern English derivatives. More importantly, comparisons of the old meanings with the new ones illustrate why ...

Masterful Words 2010, Robert Reed Publishers, San Francisco, CA

ISBN-13: 9781931741064