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Dictionary of Synonyms & Antonyms

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The Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms provides an easy-to-use source of over 150,000 alternative and opposite workds to improve your word-powerand communication skills, and make your use of English more interesting and original. For each entry, synonyms are listed alphabetically, and antonyms are placed at the end of entries where appropriate. There are examples to showhow words of less obvious sense are used, and markers such as "informal," derogatory," and "obsolete," highlight the usage style.

There is also extensive cross-referencing to other entries for extended lists of synonyms and to related words to broaden your knowledge. A section on Lexicon of Hard Words, with interesting and unusual word as diverse as erubescence (blushing) and jumbal (sweet crisp cake), will provide fascinating and useful additions to anyone's vocabulary.

Table of Contents

Guide to usage


A-Z listing


Lexicon of hard words


Product Details

ISBN:
9780192806345
Editor:
Spooner, Alan
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
Editor:
Spooner, Alan
Author:
null, Alan
Author:
Spooner, Alan
Subject:
Reference
Subject:
English language
Subject:
Synonyms and antonyms
Subject:
Dictionaries - Synonyms/Antonyms
Subject:
Reference | English Usage Guides
Edition Number:
revised
Publication Date:
20060209
Binding:
Paperback
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Pages:
572
Dimensions:
7.74x5.12x1.37 in. .95 lbs.

Related Subjects

History and Social Science » Linguistics » Specific Languages and Groups
Reference » Dictionaries » General
Reference » Synonyms and Antonyms
Reference » Thesauri
Reference » Words Phrases and Language

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