This colour edition of Collins Gem English Thesaurus is part of the Collins Gem range - the world's best-selling little dictionaries. With thousands of alternative words, subject lists and a new supplement, this colour edition is ideal for everyday use in home, school and office. Collins Gem English Thesaurus gives you practical, applied knowledge in your pocket. It contains a wide selection of alternative words and opposites, with the most useful words highlighted for ease of reference. The clear colour layout also makes the content easily accessible. Giving you added value, the 'Right Word Guide to Improving Your Writing' supplement provides invaluable tools to help you use language effectively, including lists of commonly misspelled words, spelling rules, easily confusable words, and advice on avoiding cliches and tautologies.