Do reviews sell books?

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the act of trying to make someone say something:
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Amazingly - without any prompting - my husband actually said how nice I looked in my new dress!
given or done by people talking about something or telling people about something:
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word of mouth
We get most of our work through word-of-mouth recommendations.
always being pleasant:
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Graham has a fairly equable temperament - I haven't often seen him really angry.
the act of accusing someone in public of something bad:
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his denunciation as a traitor
extremely happy:
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The new president was greeted by an ecstatic crowd.
organized for the good of a few people who have special interests or abilities:
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Many remember sport at school as elitist, focusing only on those who were good at it.
to complain in an annoyed way:
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There’s no point in grumbling about the hotel – we’re only here for one night.
used when you want to give more detail or be more exact about something you have just said:
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I learned an important lesson when I lost my job, namely that nothing is a hundred percent guaranteed.
the act of gathering together people, animals, or things:
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a cattle roundup
putting a lot of effort into your work:
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a conscientious student
writing about a particular event or subject:
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detailed/full/in-depth/wide coverage
The press picked up the story and gave it wide coverage.
full of energy and enthusiasm; interesting and exciting:
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There was some lively discussion at the meeting.
not showing emotions or thoughts and therefore very difficult to understand or get to know:
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Synonyms: cryptic, mysterious
an inscrutable face/expression/smile
in a way that makes you feel very sad and without hope, or that shows someone is sad and without hope:
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"I'll never get over this," he said dismally.
used when you want to make what you have just said sound less strong:
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mind you
mind (you)
He's very untidy about the house; mind you, I'm not much better.
expressing praise
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Patients speak of Dr. Goertzen in laudatory terms.
the achieving of the results wanted or hoped for:
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I've been trying to persuade her to take on more people, but so far without success.

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