Vocab Practice: Tome


This word appeared on the Cool Word Club website on Oct. 8, 2015.

Let’s do a practice round!

Tome means:

A) A cemetery marker
B) A large or scholarly book
C) A scientific article
D) A sociological essay


Cool Word Challenge: Pseudonym and Tome


Cool Word Challenge: Just for fun, come up with one sentence that uses both of the cool vocabulary words that you learned this week.

Here are the words again:

Pseudonym: A fictitious name.

Tome: A large or scholarly book.

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Is It Time to Read a Tome?


If you enjoy reading, then the length of the book that you choose probably doesn’t matter to you.

Oftentimes, the most rewarding books to read are quite lengthy.

In fact, some classics are well over 1,000 pages.

Some well-known examples include Leo Tolstoy’s War and Peace, Victor Hugo’s Les Miserables and Alexandre Dumas’ The Count of Monte Cristo.

Even though you may be a bit intimated by the prospect of completing one of these tomes (see definition and hear pronunciation below), this is a reading challenge well worth taking!

Cool word question of the day:
Can you think of any tomes that you may like to read at some point?

Tome: A large or scholarly book.

Click here to hear a pronunciation of pseudonym.

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