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How to tell fate from destiny : and other skillful word distinctions / by Charles Harrington Elster ; [illustrations, Chi Birmingham].

Elster, Charles Harrington, (author.). Birmingham, Chi, (illustrator.).

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  • 1 of 1 copy available at Homer Library.

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Record details

  • ISBN: 9781328884077
  • ISBN: 1328884074
  • Physical Description: viii, 312 pages : illustrations ; 21 cm
  • Publisher: Boston : Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2018.

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Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Summary, etc.:
"If you have trouble distinguishing the verbs imitate and emulate, the relative pronouns that and which, or the adjectives pliant, pliable, and supple, never fear--How to Tell Fate from Destiny is here to help! With more than 500 headwords, the book is replete with advice on how to differentiate commonly confused words and steer clear of verbal trouble"-- Provided by publisher.
Subject: English language > Usage.
English language > Errors of usage.
REFERENCE > Dictionaries.
REFERENCE > Thesauri.
REFERENCE > Word Lists.
English language > Errors of usage.
English language > Usage.
Genre: Nonfiction.
Controlled vocabularies.