100 Words to Make You Sound Smart Reference App Review (iOS, $1.99)


Languages: Arabic, BS, Catalan, Chinese, Danish, Dutch, English, Finnish, French, German, HE, Hindi, Hungarian, ID, Irish, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Kurdish, Lithuanian, Malay, Persian, Polish, Portuguese, Russian, Slovenian, Spanish, Swedish, Tagalog, Thai, Turkish

Seller: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt



Did you know that brilliant communication is only one hundred words away?

Whether you need to ace an interview, give a speech at a wedding, attend a dinner party, or impress a date, just a quick browse through this application will put you on your way to sounding articulate, educated, and literate. 100 Words to Make You Sound Smart is the perfect resource for anyone who wants to sound sharp, sophisticated, and in the know.

100 Words to Make You Sound Smart is an informative and entertaining resource that can help anyone be right on the money when looking for words that will make a point, seal the deal, or just keep folks listening. Chosen by the editors of the American Heritage® dictionaries, these words will appeal to anyone who wants to be a more compelling communicator — as a worker, consumer, advocate, friend, dinner companion, or even as a romantic prospect.

Main Features
• entire text of this best-selling book
• complete offline use — no Internet connection needed
• prerecorded sound files
• real-time progressive search
• wildcard pattern searches
• iPod, iPhone & iPad compatible “universal app”
• Retina Display support
• bookmarks with editable notations
• make-your-own flashcards
• automatic search history
• links on every word to UniDICT-powered dictionaries such as installed American Heritage® dictionaries

Social Media
• Facebook APIs supported
• Twitter & Evernote posting
• full layout for definition e-mails and Evernote posts

A colorful variety of words have been chosen, including handy words of just one syllable, such as glib, and words derived from the names of famous people, such as Freudian slip and Machiavellian. There are expressions from popular culture, like Catch-22, and words that date back to antiquity, like spartan and stoic. Each word is clearly defined and shown in context with quotations from magazines, books, newspapers, movies, TV shows, and speeches.


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