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