Webster's New World Roget's A-Z Thesaurus

Webster's New World Roget's A-Z Thesaurus

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This new edition of the renowned Webster's New World 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 technique to a new generation of thesaurus users.
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Product details

  • Paperback | 928 pages
  • 187 x 241 x 46mm | 1,572g
  • Hungry Minds Inc,U.S.
  • New York, NY, United States
  • English
  • New edition
  • New edition
  • 0028631234
  • 9780028631233
  • 715,671

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The Thesaurus that works Hardest for you, with New Features to make it even more Helpful Webster's New World(TM) Roget's A-Z Thesaurus opens up the world of words and leads you to more precise and more effective communication. Thousands of synonym entries include the broadest and most useful word comparisons and the greatest number of examples of any thesaurus, with more grammatical and usage information and a greater variety of related terms. Entries are arranged in alphabetical order, so synonyms are easy to find. A new index, based on Roget's original index and updated for the 21st century, now lets you browse the thesaurus by theme, directing you to related entries. Users accustomed to a Roget-style thesaurus will appreciate this alternate way to explore the A-Z listings. And word buffs will enjoy specialized word lists, such as phobias and animal group names. Writers and speakers everywhere know that when you have to say it better, Webster's New World(TM) Roget's A-Z Thesaurus is the essential word resource.
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Table of contents

Staff. Foreword. Guide to the Use of the Thesaurus. Roget's Thematic Index. Thesaurus. Supplementary Word Lists.
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About E. Michael Agnes

Charlton Laird was first Hilliard Distinguished Professor of the Humanities (University of Nevada, Reno) and holder of both earned and honorary doctoral degrees. He devoted a lifetime to writing and teaching, and his mastery and vast knowledge of language is reflected in the pages of Webster's New Roget's A-Z Thesaurus. The Editors of the Webster's New World Dictionaries are a team of professional lexicographers with advanced degrees in various scholarly fields. The editors familiarize themselves with the vocabulary in specific subject areas, collect materials on new developments and usage, and work with expert consultants to ensure that the content of our publications is as accurate and as up-to-date as possible.
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