Synopses & Reviews
The revolutionary, all-in-one dictionary/thesaurus/almanac.
Glazier's critically acclaimed Random House Webster's Word Menu is the definitive language reference for anyone who reads, writes creatively or simply loves to explore linguistic relationships.
This rich storehouse of language organizes the vocabulary of English by subject matter, reflecting the way we actually look at the world around us. A totally new kind of language resource, Random House Webster's Word Menu combines the virtues of an entire shelf of reference works:
Full dictionary, thesaurus and almanac
Reverse dictionary: when you can't think of the obscure word you're looking for, find it by looking up the common word you already know
Multiple glossaries: find just the right terms for foods and finery, weather and weapons, romance and relativity
The critically acclaimed Word Menu is the ultimate language reference for students, learners of English as a second language, creative writers, journalists, business executives, office professionals, and anybody with a curiosity about the English language. The Word Menu is a reverse dictionary, thesaurus, almanac, and compendious glossary all in one.
About the Author
The late Stephen Glazier was a novelist, teacher, journalist, editor, copywriter, screenwriter and dedicated lexicographer. He spent the last eight years of his life dedicated to the research and writing of this book.