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Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus : In Dictionary Form

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At last--a revolutionary state-of-the-art thesaurus that puts scores of synonyms at your fingertips Revised and Expanded 3rd Edition ROGET'S 21st CENTURY THESAURUS IN DICTIONARY FORM Combining scholarly authority with a new 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 phrases with each entry--from sophisticated choices to completely new vocabulary in the language--brings users an exceptional number of alternatives to fit any variation of style and tone. -Created by the highly respected Princeton Language Institute -More word choices than any other thesaurus--OVER 1 MILLION WORDS! -Concise definitions for each main entry -A revolutionary Concept Index--arranged by idea, it mirrors "the way we actually""think"! -No obsolete terms--all synonyms and antonymsreflect modern usageshow more

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  • Paperback | 962 pages
  • 124.5 x 208.3 x 43.2mm | 703.08g
  • Random House USA Inc
  • Delta (imprint of Dell Publishing)
  • New York, United States
  • English
  • 3rd
  • 0385338953
  • 9780385338950
  • 482,952

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Combining scholarly authority with a new 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 phrases with each entry-from sophisticated choices to completely new vocabulary in the language-brings users an exceptional number of alternatives to fit any variation of style and tone. --Created by the highly respected Princeton Language Institute --More word choices than any other thesaurus-OVER 1 MILLION WORDS! --Concise definitions for each main entry --A revolutionary Concept Index-arranged by idea, it mirrors the way we actually think! --No obsolete terms-all synonyms and antonyms reflect modern usage "From the Paperback edition.show more

About Barbara Ann Kipfer

Lexicographer Barbara Ann Kipfer holds a Ph.D. and an M.Phil in linguistics from England's University of Exeter, and is a pioneer in electronic lexical systems. She has designed and assembled lexicographic references and conducted lexicographic researches for many clients. She is a member of the Dictionary Society of North America, the Association of Computational Linguistics, and the European Association for Lexicography.show more

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"EXCEPTIONAL...unique words and groupings...this source is a gem!" "--Booklist"show more

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