By Henry James

ISBN-10: 0497252694

ISBN-13: 9780497252694

There are lots of versions of The flip of the Screw. This academic variation used to be created for self-improvement or in practise for complex 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 checks, Webster’s paperbacks make the most of the truth that classics are often assigned readings. A working glossary on the backside of every web page turns out to be useful to scholars who're actively development their vocabularies in anticipation of taking PSAT®, SAT®, AP® (Advanced Placement®), GRE®, LSAT®, GMAT® or related examinations. This variation 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 numerous meanings, permitting readers to raised grab the anomaly of the English language, and keep away from utilizing the notes as a natural crutch. Having the reader decipher a word’s that means inside of context serves to enhance vocabulary retention and figuring out. each one web page covers phrases no longer already highlighted on prior 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 ebook; SAT® is a registered trademark of the varsity Board which neither sponsors nor endorses this ebook; GRE®, AP® and complicated Placement® are registered emblems of the tutorial trying 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 publication nor endorses this e-book, LSAT® is a registered trademark of the legislation college Admissions Council which neither sponsors nor endorses this product. All rights reserved.

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I stopped, I almost dropped, with the real relief of this; but I took in the whole scene--I gave him time to reappear. I call it time, but how long was it? I can't speak to the purpose today of the duration of these things. That kind of measure must have left me: they couldn't have lasted as they actually appeared to me to last. The terrace and the whole place, the lawn and the garden beyond it, all I could see of the park, were empty with a great emptiness. There were shrubberies and big trees, but I remember the clear assurance I felt that none of them concealed him.

Severity, bitterness, asperity, acumen, visitant: (n) visitor, apparition, poignancy, pungency, quickness, traveler, invitee, arrival, traveller. 28 The Turn of the Screw mutual %stare. He was in one of the angles, the one away from the house, very erect, as it struck me, and with both hands on the ledge. So I saw him as I see the letters I form on this page; then, exactly, after a minute, as if to add to the spectacle, he slowly changed his place--passed, looking at me hard all the while, to the opposite corner of the platform.

Propriety: (adj, n) decency, modesty, correctness, aptitude; (n) decorum, fitness, etiquette, civility, grace, politeness, manners. ANTONYMS: (n) impropriety, rudeness, unsuitableness, indecorum, decadence, tactlessness, corruption, vulgarity, indecency. teatime: (n) tea, suppertime, camellia sinensis, chowtime, lunchtime, meal, afternoon, repast, tea leaf, mealtime. 26 The Turn of the Screw appear. % It was plump, one afternoon, in the middle of my very hour: the children were tucked away, and I had come out for my stroll.

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