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Descriptionary: A Thematic Dictionary (Facts on File Writer's Library)

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Synopsis:

The Facts On File Writer's Library includes dictionaries, encyclopedias, and other indispensable resources for writers, students, and serious readers. From the origins of words and phrases to the meanings of literary terms, the collection provides comprehensive information in a clear, accessible style that is sure to satisfy researchers and browsers alike. These books will be reached for again and again.

Descriptionary is an inventive combination of a reverse dictionary and a thesaurus. It provides indispensable glossaries, arranged by category, that define and describe thousands of words. Categories include the Internet, the environment, the performing arts, science, and finance.

Synopsis:

Provides thematically-grouped definitions for terms relating to specific subjects, ranging from the environment and animals to the arts, clothing, and religion.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780816041060
Subtitle:
A Thematic Dictionary
Author:
McCutcheon, Marc
Publisher:
Checkmark Books
Location:
New York, NY :
Subject:
English language
Subject:
Dictionaries - Synonyms/Antonyms
Subject:
Figures of speech
Subject:
Description
Copyright:
Edition Number:
2
Series:
Facts on File Writer's Library
Series Volume:
no. 20
Publication Date:
August 2000
Binding:
Paperback
Language:
English
Pages:
592
Dimensions:
9.27x7.36x1.07 in. 2.10 lbs.

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"Synopsis" by , The Facts On File Writer's Library includes dictionaries, encyclopedias, and other indispensable resources for writers, students, and serious readers. From the origins of words and phrases to the meanings of literary terms, the collection provides comprehensive information in a clear, accessible style that is sure to satisfy researchers and browsers alike. These books will be reached for again and again.

Descriptionary is an inventive combination of a reverse dictionary and a thesaurus. It provides indispensable glossaries, arranged by category, that define and describe thousands of words. Categories include the Internet, the environment, the performing arts, science, and finance.

"Synopsis" by , Provides thematically-grouped definitions for terms relating to specific subjects, ranging from the environment and animals to the arts, clothing, and religion.
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