Smart Words

Vocabulary for the Erudite

If you want to add more variety, nuance, punch, and power to the way you speak and write, you’ve found the perfect book. Smart Words will help you be smart about the words you use and the way you use them.

Certain occasions call for the zinger verb, others for the killer adjective, still others for the one-syllable wonder or the lofty literary allusion. If you want to be known as a language savant, here’s the book to galvanize you. With this droll guide, you’ll discover how and when to use these words like you own them.