- Charles Harrington Elster, Verbal Advantage (2000).
- Wilfred Funk & Norman Lewis, 30 Days to a More Powerful Vocabulary (rev. ed. 1970).
- Maxwell Nurnberg & Morris Rosenblum, How to Build a Better Vocabulary (1989).
LawProse Lesson #96
What’s the best way to build your vocabulary? Why is it a good idea to do so? ANSWER: First, keep a vocabulary notebook. Jot down every unfamiliar word that you encounter, look it up in a reliable dictionary, and copy down its definition. Commit it to memory. Try to make it yours. Second, read a book on vocabulary building. At LawProse, we recommend these: