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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 ...


The Merriam-Webster Thesaurus

Merriam-Webster, 2005

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.


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


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

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 ...


Webster's For Students Dictionary/Thesaurus Shrink-Wrapped Set

Federal Street Press, 2011

Best-selling Dictionary and Thesaurus at a Value Price. Our best-selling elementary level dictionary and thesaurus are now available as a shrink-wrapped set. Revised and updated, this set is the perfect companion for class work and homework. Webster's Dictionary for Students, Special Encyclopedic Edition, Fourth Edition. 37,000 definitions and many special sections. This North American edition features Canadian words and spellings. Webster's ...


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” ...


A Dictionary of English Synonymes and Synonymous or Parallel Expressions Designed as a Practical Guide to ..., 2011

This book was converted from its physical edition to the digital format by a community of volunteers. You may find it for free on the web. Purchase of the Kindle edition includes wireless delivery.


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 ...


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. ...


Webster's Thesaurus for Students, Third Edition

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 ...


Bartlett's Roget's Thesaurus

Little, Brown and Company, 1996

BARTLETT'S ROGET'S THESAURUS Discover just how easy it is to find the word you're looking for with today's most useful, up-to-date, and comprehensive thesaurus.


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 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 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 tackles ...


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 ...


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 ...


Scholastic Student Thesaurus
John Bollard, John K. Bollard

Scholastic Reference, 2007

The Scholastic Student Thesaurus has been revised and updated for the first time since 2002. The new edition features 4 new pages of backmatter, and all entries have been reviewed by a lexicographer. Revised and updated, the Scholastic Student Thesaurus is an innovative, easy-to-use title for students in grades 6-12 (savvy 5th graders, too!). It was created for the many kids who get frustrated when they try to use a thesaurus. If they look up a ...


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


New American Roget's College Thesaurus in Dictionary Form (Revised &Updated) (Signet Reference)
Philip D. Morehead

Signet, 2002

Published in hardcover as The Penguin Roget's College Thesaurus in Dictionary Form , this new paperback edition of the 20-million-copy bestselling thesaurus has been fully revised, expanded, and updated for the modern home, school, or office.


Fifteen Thousand Useful Phrases A Practical Handbook Of Pertinent Expressions, Striking Similes, Literary, ..., 2011

This book was converted from its physical edition to the digital format by a community of volunteers. You may find it for free on the web. Purchase of the Kindle edition includes wireless delivery.



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