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Oxford American Writer's Thesaurus

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Much more than a word list, the Oxford American Writer's Thesaurus is a browsable source of inspiration as well as an authoritative guide to selecting and using vocabulary. This essential guide for writers provides real-life example sentences and a careful selection of the most relevant synonyms, as well as new usage notes, hints for choosing between similar words, a Word Finder section organized by subject, and a comprehensive language guide. The text is also peppered with thought-provoking reflections on favorite (and not-so-favorite) words by noted contemporary writers, including Joshua Ferris, Francine Prose, David Foster Wallace, Zadie Smith, and Simon Winchester, many newly commissioned for this edition.

The third edition revises and updates this innovative reference, adding hundreds of new words, senses, and phrases to its more than 300,000 synonyms and 10,000 antonyms. New features in this edition include over 200 literary and humorous quotations highlighting notable usages of words, and a revised graphical word toolkit feature showing common word combinations based on evidence in the Oxford Corpus. There is also a new introduction by noted language commentator Ben Zimmer.

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Product Details

ISBN:
9780199829927
Author:
Moody, Rick
Publisher:
Oxford University Press, USA
Author:
Auburn, David
Author:
Zimmer, Ben
Author:
Merritt, Stephin
Author:
Horowitz, Alexandra
Author:
Lehman, David
Author:
Lindberg, Christine
Author:
Crystal, David
Author:
Garner, Bryan
Author:
Ferris, Joshua
Author:
Armantrout, Rae
Author:
Etheridge, Melissa
Author:
Garner, Bryan A.
Author:
Dirda, Michael
Subject:
Thesauri
Subject:
Reference | English Dictionaries
Subject:
Reference - Thesauri
Publication Date:
20120831
Binding:
HARDCOVER
Language:
English
Pages:
1128
Dimensions:
7.5 x 10 x 1.9 in

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