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What words or minimum vocabulary should be mastered by everyone?

The editors of the American Heritage® dictionaries have compiled the 100 Words Series of books. The books include titles such as, 100 Words Every High School Graduate Should Know and 100 Words to Make You Sound Smart.

Speaking about 100 Words Every High School Graduate Should Know:

“The words we suggest,” says senior editor Steven Kleinedler, “are not meant to be exhaustive but are a benchmark against which graduates and their parents can measure themselves. If you are able to use these words correctly, you are likely to have a superior command of the language.”


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