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The American Century Thesaurus Paperback – Aug 1996


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Offers features that ensure precise word selection--a unique cross-referencing system, labels identifying words that are not standard English, and grouping of synonyms if an entry has more than one sense. --This text refers to an out of print or unavailable edition of this title.

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Quick guide to finding the right word 22 Jun. 2013
By Anacortes shopper - Published on Amazon.com
Format: Paperback Verified Purchase
This is really a helpful guide. I keep it next to my computer, so it's always available when I'm stuck for a word. This is the second copy I've bought.
"Abundant Synonyms Choices" 26 July 2014
By RON 101 - Published on Amazon.com
Format: Mass Market Paperback
The thesaurus is crammed with synonyms, over 250,000, very convenient to use too. This thesaurus is based on familiar and frequently used headwords arranged in alphabetical order and interconnected by cross reference, which makes it easier to find the relevant synonym one is searching for. Headwords are sub grouped into their alternative meanings, followed by synonyms with common meaning(s) but yet slightly different purports. Each synonym subgroup contains plentiful terms and flavours to choose from to express oneself, as: colloquial, slang, taboo, old-fashioned, verb phrase, idioms, technical and more. Putting together all these features, facilitates choices for the precise synonym meaning that one has in mind.
I enjoy too just browsing this thesaurus, it not only enriches one's vocabulary, but it's also entertaining; it often puts a smile on my face while reading humorous slang terms and phrases.
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