The Oxford American Desk Thesaurus

The Oxford American Desk Thesaurus

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The Oxford American Desk Thesaurus puts word power at your fingertips, with more than 175,000 synonyms, including thousands of compound terms and idiomatic expressions, all in a quick-finding AZ format. More than simply lists of synonyms, entries feature a breakdown by specific word sense, with example phrases and sentences that put the entry word in context to clarify correct usage and grammar. New to this edition is Oxford's exclusive Writers Toolkit, providing guidance on such writing basics as punctuation and frequently confused words. Features: * More than 10,000 entries and 175,000 synonyms * AZ format for quick look-up * Example sentences and phrases pinpoint correct usage * Broad coverage, with entries keyed to specific senses * Exclusive Writers Toolkit for guidance on punctuation and other writing basics With its up-to-date coverage and handy features, this thesaurus is a must-have for any writer.show more

Product details

  • Hardback | 526 pages
  • 143.5 x 222.5 x 40.6mm | 806.19g
  • Oxford University Press Inc
  • New York, United States
  • English
  • New edition
  • New edition
  • 0195126742
  • 9780195126747

About Christine Lindberg

Christine L. Lindberg is Staff Project Editor in the U.S. Dictionaries Program of Oxford University Press, in Connecticut.show more