500 Words You Should Know
Ever wanted to ameliorate your atavistic lexicon? 500 Words You Should Know has you covered. This book will inspire you to use uncommon words in their correct context and to utilise the English language to its full potential. This is a book for the appreciator of correct usage, and contains words you thought you knew (decimate, caveat, nemesis), words you should know (euphemism, diatribe, tautology), and some you might want to know (peripatetic, shibboleth, callipygian). From the author of I Used to Know That and My Grammar and I.