By Woop Studios, Jay Sacher

ISBN-10: 1452108234

ISBN-13: 9781452108230

This illustrated advisor compiles over 2,000 collective nouns and brings them to lifestyles in stunningly colourful, picture paintings from the layout dynamos at Woop Studios. Chock-full of treasures of the English language, the range of phrases gathered the following covers subject matters from crops and animals (a parade of elephants, a humiliation of pandas) to humans and issues (a pomposity of professors, an exultation of fireworks) and variety from the typical (a satisfaction of lions) to the downright imprecise (an ooze of amoebas). Pronunciations, definitions, etymologies, and ancient anecdotes make this gorgeous publication an exciting learn, a standout reference, and a visible deal with. Language enthusiasts and paintings appreciators alike may be captivated through this gem, wealthy in note and photograph.

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The guide word on the left shows the first word listed on that page. The guide word on the right shows the last word listed. Words that fall between the guide words can be found on that page. remarry • remodel re•mar•ry (re mer´e) verb 1. ] rem•i•nisce (rem nis´) verb 1. ] re•mis•sion (re mish´ n) noun 1. forgiveness of a sin or other offense; a pardon 2. the act of freeing or the condition of being freed from debt, tax, etc. 3. the process of becoming less strong or active [remission of a fever] 4.

Comfortable benches b. special lights c. exhibit halls 3. The scenery shown in a landscape reflects nature’s beauty. a. tiny details b. outdoor views c. interior thoughts 4. Sculpture is a three-dimensional form of art. a. having depth as well as height and width b. curved and flowing c. three-step production process 5. Brass instruments, like trumpets, are made of metal, but string instruments, like violins, are made of wood. a. played with lips and breath 56 b. played with sticks c. played with a pick, bow, or fingers 30 C Use words from the facing page to correctly complete the sentences.

Exhibit halls 3. The scenery shown in a landscape reflects nature’s beauty. a. tiny details b. outdoor views c. interior thoughts 4. Sculpture is a three-dimensional form of art. a. having depth as well as height and width b. curved and flowing c. three-step production process 5. Brass instruments, like trumpets, are made of metal, but string instruments, like violins, are made of wood. a. played with lips and breath 56 b. played with sticks c. played with a pick, bow, or fingers 30 C Use words from the facing page to correctly complete the sentences.

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