By Tom Heehler

The final advisor to robust Language
If you’ve ever fumbled whereas attempting to use a tremendous note* to provoke a crowd, you recognize what it’s prefer to* be poorly spoken. the terror of mispronouncing or misusing complicated phrases is genuine and leaves many people consigned to the reduce degrees* of the English Language.
The mystery to eloquence, even if, lies in simplicity—the skill to exploit traditional phrases in awesome ways.
The Well-Spoken word list is your advisor to eloquence, changing the traditional with the intense. whereas a standard word list offers merely synonyms as mere word-for-word equivalents, The Well-Spoken glossary is full of* dynamic reinventions of ordinary phrases and phrases.

*lofty be aware, pretentious word
*know what it's to
*lower reaches, reduce echelons
*awash in, instilled with, dense with, wealthy in

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