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Random House Webster's college dictionary.
Random House Webster's college dictionary.
by Random House
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New Words For the New Millennium! In Today's Best College Dictionary As quickly as our language changes, Random House Webster's College Dictionary changes with it. The first college dictionary to record terms such as bit map, World Wide Web, Internet... (read more)

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Merriam-Webster's Collegiate Dictionary, Eleventh Edition
Merriam-Webster's Collegiate Dictionary, Eleventh Edition
by Merriam-webster
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This new edition of America's bestselling dictionary features more than 225,000 clear and precise definitions, 700 illustrations, and more than 10,000 new words and meanings.... (read more)

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American Heritage College Dictionary 4TH Edition
American Heritage College Dictionary 4TH Edition
by American Heritage
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A gift every word lover will cherish, this version of The American Heritage® College Dictionary, Fourth Edition, has thumb-indexing and an attractive linen case with stamped lettering.... (read more)

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101 American English Idioms W/Audio CD with CD (Audio)
101 American English Idioms W/Audio CD with CD (Audio)
by Harry Collis
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This book makes American English phrases duck soup. 101 American English Idioms takes the mystery out of these common U.S. expressions and explains their meanings in context. On the audio CD, native speakers read each of the 101 idioms, so you can hear... (read more)

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The Complete Rhyming Dictionary
The Complete Rhyming Dictionary
by Clement Wood
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This simple-to-use, exceptionally complete reference work has been updated, expanded and redesigned to meet the needs of today's most demanding wordsmiths. Included here are over 10,000 new entries--over 60,000 in all, sight, vowel, consonant, and one... (read more)

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Borror ] Dictionary of Word Roots ] 1960 ] 1
Borror ] Dictionary of Word Roots ] 1960 ] 1
by Donald J Borror
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One of the outstanding problems of the biologist, whether he be beginning student or specialists, is that of understanding technical terms. The best way to understand and remember technical terms is to understand first their component parts, or roots... (read more)

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The American Heritage Dictionary: Fifth Edition (American Heritage Dictionary)
The American Heritage Dictionary: Fifth Edition (American Heritage Dictionary)
by Houghton Mifflin Company
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•Over 70,000 entries •Thoroughly revised and updated •1,000 new words and meanings •Over 400 photographs and illustrations •Expert guidance on correct usage Based on the bestselling American Heritage® Dictionary of... (read more)

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A Pronouncing Dictionary of American English
A Pronouncing Dictionary of American English
by John Samuel Kenyon
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A Pronouncing Dictionary of American English is a unique guide to the pronunciation of American English that uses the alphabet of the International Phonetic Association. The text covers common words from contemporary American speech and writing, and... (read more)

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Webster's Third New International Dictionary, Unabridged
Webster's Third New International Dictionary, Unabridged
by Websters
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Webster's Third New International Dictionary is a landmark in lexicography, one that sets the standard for scholarship and excellence. Its unsurpassed quality and reliability reflects 150 years of accumulated scholarship and makes this the premier... (read more)

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Bum Bags and Fanny Packs: A British-American American-British Dictionary
Bum Bags and Fanny Packs: A British-American American-British Dictionary
by Jeremy Smith
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This book is the first place to turn when you encounter a Britishism or Americanism. The dictionary illuminates differences in vocabulary, usage, pronunciation, spelling, and the history of English, how and why differences arose, and what those... (read more)

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The Describer's Dictionary
The Describer's Dictionary
by David Grambs
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Have you ever found yourself grasping in vain for that ideal descriptive word lost somewhere within the misty recesses of your vocabulary? Or felt frustrated that an oddly shaped structure or pretty setting you wished to portray in writing didn't quite... (read more)

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A New Handbook of Literary Terms
A New Handbook of Literary Terms
by David Mikics
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A New Handbook of Literary Terms offers a lively, informative guide to words and concepts that every student of literature needs to know. Mikicss definitions are essayistic, witty, learned, and always a pleasure to read. They sketch the derivation... (read more)

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Imaginationally: Michael's Lovable Fun of Dictionaries
Imaginationally: Michael's Lovable Fun of Dictionaries
by Michael Ber Loggins
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Praise for Fears of Your Life: “Written in a lively, lucid, meticulous hand…reminiscent of early Matt Groening, not only in spirit and subject matter, but in style.”—The San Francisco Bay Guardian Have you ever felt terrifical... (read more)

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Merriam Webster Dictionary New Edition
Merriam Webster Dictionary New Edition
by Merriam Webster
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The new edition of this authoritative dictionary of the words most frequently used in English contains more than 75,000 definitions, 2,000 new word entries, and an overview of the Internet.... (read more)

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The American Heritage Desk Dictionary and Thesaurus
The American Heritage Desk Dictionary and Thesaurus
by American Heritage Publishing Company (cor)
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Combining in a single volume an up-to-date dictionary and a thesaurus, this book offers readers a convenient way to examine dictionary entries and research corresponding synonyms at the same time. The split-page design displays full dictionary entries on... (read more)

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The Etymologicon: A Circular Stroll Through the Hidden Connections of the English Language
The Etymologicon: A Circular Stroll Through the Hidden Connections of the English Language
by Mark Forsyth
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Do you wake up feeling rough? Then youre philogrobolized. Find yourself pretending to work? Thats fudgelling. And this could lead to rizzling, if you feel sleepy after lunch. Though you are sure to become a sparkling deipnosopbist by dinner. Just dont... (read more)

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Malagasy-English, English-Malagasy: Dictionary and Phrasebook (Hippocrene Dictionary & Phrasebook)
Malagasy-English, English-Malagasy: Dictionary and Phrasebook (Hippocrene Dictionary & Phrasebook)
by Janie Rasoloson
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Malagasy, the national language of Madagascar, has over 10 million speakers. This dictionary and phrasebook provides the traveler to this beautiful island with the means for basic communication as well as an introduction to the country's culture. The... (read more)

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North Carolina English, 1861-1865: A Guide and Glossary
North Carolina English, 1861-1865: A Guide and Glossary
by Michael (com) Ellis
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In North Carolina English, 1861–1865, Michael E. Ellis offers an Oxford English Dictionary–like take on regional language based on more than two thousand letters and diaries composed by North Carolinians during the Civil War. These documents... (read more)

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The Synonym Finder
The Synonym Finder
by J I Rodale
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Everyone who works with words will welcome this magnificent aid to finding the ever-elusive "right" word. "A splendid tool for writers".--Irving Stone.... (read more)

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Merriam-webster's Advanced Learner's English Dictionary (08 Edition)
Merriam-webster's Advanced Learner's English Dictionary (08 Edition)
by Merriam-webster
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New title Designed to help advance students master spoken and written English as it is actually used, this groundbreaking new dictionary provides in-depth and up-to-date coverage of basic English vocabulary, grammar, and usage. Outstanding features... (read more)

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