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Roget's Thesaurus of Words for Writers: Over 2,300 Emotive, Evocative, Descriptive Synonyms, Antonyms, and ...
David Olsen, Michelle Bevilacqua, ...

Adams Media, 2014

The ultimate tool for writers! Whether you're crafting the next great American novel or pounding away at a last-minute blog entry, there will come a time in the process when you struggle to find just the perfect word or phrase. Under the time-tested banner of Roget's Thesaurus, this collection will quickly become the most essential tool on your desk when you're working on your next piece. Far from an ordinary word list, each entry in this book ...
  
  











  



  
The Merriam-Webster Thesaurus

Merriam Webster Mass Market, 2006

More than 150,000 synonyms, antonyms, related and contrasted words, and idioms. Alphabetically organized for ease of use. Abundant usage examples. Brief definitions describe shared meanings. Sans serif font.
  
  











  



  
Webster's Thesaurus for Students, Third Edition
Merriam-Webster

Federal Street Press, 2010

An Essential Writing Tool Updated An invaluable tool for students learning writing skills, this revised and expanded thesaurus is designed to make it easy to find the best word to express an idea. An affordable paperback, this volume is an ideal companion to Webster's Dictionary for Students, Third Edition. 122,000 synonyms, antonyms and related words Main entries have shared meaning core followed by a list of synonyms, related words and ...
  
  











  



  
Merriam-Webster's Everyday Language Reference Set
Merriam-Webster

Merriam-Webster Mass Market, 2010

An attractive, affordable reference set. Includes The Merriam-Webster Dictionary, The Merriam-Webster Thesaurus, and Merriam-Webster's New Vocabulary Builder. The perfect tool for students who need authoritative resources at their fingertips.
  
  











  



  
Oxford American Writer's Thesaurus
David Auburn, Rae Armantrout, ...

Oxford University Press, 2012

Much more than a word list, the Oxford American Writer's Thesaurus is a browsable source of inspiration as well as an authoritative guide to selecting and using vocabulary. This essential guide for writers provides real-life example sentences and a careful selection of the most relevant synonyms, as well as new usage notes, hints for choosing between similar words, a Word Finder section organized by subject, and a comprehensive language guide. ...
  
  











  



  
Merriam-Webster's Collegiate Thesaurus

Merriam-Webster, 2010

All-new Second Edition! Find the right word every time! Thumb-notched, jacketed hardcover . Now easier and faster to use than ever before. . Usage examples for each synonym . Alphabetical lists include antonyms, near antonyms, related words, and cross-references. . More than 275,000 word choices, examples, and explanations developed from Merriam-Webster's Collegiate Dictionary, Eleventh Edition
  
  











  



  
The Emotion Thesaurus: A Writer's Guide To Character Expression
Angela Ackerman, Becca Puglisi

CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform, 2012

One of the biggest problem areas for writers is conveying a character's emotions to the reader in a unique, compelling way. This book comes to the rescue by highlighting 75 emotions and listing the possible body language cues, thoughts, and visceral responses for each. Using its easy-to-navigate list format, readers can draw inspiration from character cues that range in intensity to match any emotional moment. The Emotion Thesaurus also ...
  
  











  



  
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition (21st Century Reference)

Dell, 2005

Combining scholarly authority with an awareness of today’s communication demands, Roget’s 21st Century Thesaurus is the simple, reliable way to find the perfect word for your needs. It features an easy-to-use dictionary format plus a revolutionary Concept Index that arranges words by idea, thus enhancing the user’s process of association and leading to scores of additional selections. The inclusion of a wide spectrum of words and ...
  
  











  



  
Webster's New World Thesaurus
Charlton Laird, The Editors of the Webster's New World Dictionaries

Webster's New World, 1999

Although largely replaced by the modern A-Z thesaurus format, the thematic organization of the original Roget thesaurus set the standard for many years. This new edition of the renowned Webster's New World(TM) Thesaurus combines a thematic index, based on Roget's original categories, with the proven usefulness of its A-Z listing. New introductory material and an interpretive essay on Roget and his work reintroduce Roget's organizational ...
  
  











  



  
Roget's International Thesaurus, 7e, Thumb indexed (Roget's International Thesaurus Indexed Edition)
Barbara Ann Kipfer

Collins Reference, 2010

Themost up-to-date edition of the world’s bestselling thesaurus, Roget’sInternational Thesaurus, 7thEdition gives writers of all levelsan unparalleled aid in using language with precision, grace, and power. Themost comprehensive, user-friendly thesaurus available, Roget’s featuresmore than 325,000 words and phrases, including more than 2,000 all-new entriesthat reflect the very latest in culture and technology, from “alpha male” ...
  
  











  



  
The Right Word: Roget and His Thesaurus
Jen Bryant

Eerdmans Books for Young Readers, 2014

For shy young Peter Mark Roget, books were the best companions -- and it wasn’t long before Peter began writing his own book. But he didn’t write stories; he wrote lists. Peter took his love for words and turned it to organizing ideas and finding exactly the right word to express just what he thought. His lists grew and grew, eventually turning into one of the most important reference books of all time. Readers of all ages will marvel at ...
  
  











  



  
Roget's Thesaurus of English Words and Phrases - Super 2011 Edition (With Active Table of Contents)

Niche Edition, 2011

About Roget's Thesaurus of English Words and Phrases - Super 2011 Edition: The Ultimate Guide - synonyms, antonyms, word suggestions, cross-references, you name it! You can search Roget's Thesaurus two ways with "Active Table of Contents": 1. By a hierarchy of classes and sections containing individual "meaning clusters" or semantically linked words. 2. By alphabetized A-Z index. Most Thesaurus Kindle Edition ebooks DO NOT have this active ...
  
  











  



  
The Thinker's Thesaurus: Sophisticated Alternatives to Common Words (Expanded Second Edition)
Peter E. Meltzer

W. W. Norton & Company, 2010

The go-to guide for finding those exceptional and unexpected words that will bring your writing to the next level. Do you find that your regular thesaurus spits out the same old words already running through your head? Are the lists boring, repetitive, and generally unhelpful? Peter E. Meltzer thought so and decided to create a unique thesaurus that would offer interesting, original synonyms along with contextual examples. He quotes from a ...
  
  











  



  
Roget's Thesaurus - Definitive Edition [Fully Searchable], 2011

Improved in 06/01/2011 - Improved navigation and formatting. Even better now! Finally, an edition of the world acclaimed thesaurus that you can actually search as a dictionary! Until now, all editions of Roget's Dictionary for Kindle lacked a proper dictionary index which made them difficult to use. That is not the case anymore! With this Definitive Edition you can: - Search the Thesaurus just by typing the word you are looking for, like in ...
  
  











  



  
Emotion Amplifiers

JADD Publishing, 2014

When writing fictional characters, it’s hugely important to convey their emotions effectively so readers will be drawn in and become invested in those characters. The Emotion Thesaurus: A Writer’s Guide to Character Expression was written to help writers convey the quality and depth of their characters’ feelings through their thoughts, body language, and visceral reactions. But there are also ways to amplify what a character is feeling, ...
  
  











  



  
The American Heritage Student Thesaurus
Paul Hellweg, Joyce LeBaron, ...

Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2012

Ages 12–16, Grades 7–10 Ideal for writers in middle school and high school, this popular thesaurus contains 6,000 main entries and more than 70,000 synonyms—more than any other thesaurus at this level. Each entry includes a clear sample sentence for each of the word’s different senses, along with a list of synonyms arranged according to how closely they match that sense of the word. Extra features in this updated edition include a ...
  
  











  



  
The Well-Spoken Thesaurus: The Most Powerful Ways to Say Everyday Words and Phrases
Tom Heehler

Sourcebooks, 2011

The Ultimate Guide to Powerful Language If you’ve ever fumbled while trying to use a big word* to impress a crowd, you know what it’s like to* be poorly spoken. The fear of mispronouncing or misusing complex words is real and leaves many of us consigned to the lower levels* of the English Language. The secret to eloquence, however, lies in simplicity—the ability to use ordinary words in extraordinary ways. The Well-Spoken Thesaurus is ...
  
  











  



  
Merriam-Webster's Dictionary and Thesaurus

Merriam-Webster, 2014

Two Essential References in One! - Nearly 60,000 dictionary entries with nearly 500 new thesaurus entries added. - More than 13,500 thesaurus entries including extensive synonym and antonym lists - Dictionary and thesaurus entries combined alphabetically - Clear and concise word guidance including abundant example phrases
  
  











  



  
The Positive Trait Thesaurus: A Writer's Guide to Character Attributes (Writers Helping Writers)
Angela Ackerman, Becca Puglisi

JADD Publishing, 2013

It's a writer's job to create compelling characters who can withstand life's fallout without giving up. But building authentic, memorable heroes is no easy task. To forge realistic characters, we must hobble them with flaws that set them back while giving them positive attributes to help them achieve their goals. So how do writers choose the right blend of strengths for their characters--attributes that will render them admirable and worth ...
  
  











  



  
The Merriam-Webster Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms
Merriam-Webster

Merriam-Webster Mass Market, 1994

Master the subtleties of language with the Merriam-Webster Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms. This useful reference goes beyond a thesaurus, explaining the fine shades of meaning that differentiate synonyms. Alphabetical arrangement of terms makes words easy to find.
  
  











  








   



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