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By Mark Twain

ISBN-10: 0497253003

ISBN-13: 9780497253004

There are numerous variations of Adventures of Tom Sawyer. This academic version used to be created for self-improvement or in training for complicated examinations. the ground of every web page is annotated with a mini-thesaurus of unusual phrases highlighted within the textual content, together with synonyms and antonyms. Designed for college districts, educators, and scholars looking to maximize functionality on standardized assessments, Webster’s paperbacks reap the benefits of the truth that classics are often assigned readings. A operating glossary on the backside of every web page comes in handy to scholars who're actively development their vocabularies in anticipation of taking PSAT®, SAT®, AP® (Advanced Placement®), GRE®, LSAT®, GMAT® or related examinations. This version exposes the reader to a greatest variety of “difficult, and sometimes encountered” phrases in examinations. instead of offer a unmarried synonym, many are supplied for quite a few meanings, permitting readers to higher take hold of the paradox of the English language, and stay away from utilizing the notes as a natural crutch. Having the reader decipher a word’s which means inside context serves to enhance vocabulary retention and knowing. every one web page covers phrases now not already highlighted on earlier pages. PSAT® is a registered trademark of the varsity front exam Board and the nationwide benefit Scholarship company neither of which sponsors or endorses this e-book; SAT® is a registered trademark of the varsity Board which neither sponsors nor endorses this e-book; GRE®, AP® and complicated Placement® are registered emblems of the tutorial checking out provider which neither sponsors nor endorses this publication, GMAT® is a registered trademark of the Graduate administration Admissions Council that's neither affiliated with this e-book nor endorses this e-book, LSAT® is a registered trademark of the legislations college Admissions Council which neither sponsors nor endorses this product. All rights reserved.

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Loins: (n) waist, body part, haunch, lends, pubic region, area, pubes. mortar: (n) howitzer, plaster, trench mortar, field piece, glue, lute, heavy gun, gun, birdlime, gum, cannon. originality: (n) novelty, imagination, ingenuity, initiative, freshness, newness, invention, creativity, heterodoxy, innovation; (adj, n) individuality. ANTONYMS: (n) normality, unoriginality. recite: (v) relate, enumerate, describe, narrate, recount, repeat, say, rehearse, detail, lecture; (n, v) declaim. tranquil: (adj, v) quiet, unruffled, smooth; (adj, n) peaceful; (adj) placid, still, serene, sedate, collected, composed, equable.

Tom bent all his energies to the memorizing of five verses, and he chose part of the Sermon on the Mount, because he could find no verses that were shorter. At the end of half an hour Tom had a vague general idea of his lesson, but no more, for his mind was traversing the whole field of human thought, and his hands were busy with distracting recreations. Mary took his book to hear him recite, and he tried to find his way through the fog: "Blessed are the--a--a--" "Poor"-"Yes--poor; blessed are the poor--a--a--" "In spirit--" Thesaurus benediction: (n, v) blessing; (n) grace, orison, thanks, communion, doxology, hosanna, invocation, supplication, beatitude; (v) bless.

But he grew tired once more, after a while; tried to amuse himself with a fly but found no relief; followed an ant around, with his nose close to the floor, and quickly wearied of that; yawned, sighed, forgot the beetle entirely, and sat down on it. Then there was a wild yelp of agony and the poodle went sailing up the aisle; the yelps continued, and so did the dog; he crossed the house in front of the altar; he flew down the other aisle; he crossed before the doors; he clamored up the home-stretch; his anguish grew with his progress, till presently he was but a woolly comet moving in its orbit with the gleam and the speed of light.

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