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Merriam Webster New Book of Word Histories

By: Merriam-Webster

Price: $5.00

Publisher: 11/4/2009

Seller ID: 0877796033

ISBN: 0877796033

Condition: USED


A gold mine of word histories for reference or browsing.- Covers the origins of 1,500 words- Over 600 engagingly written articles- Explore the stories behind our vocabulary View more info

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American Heritage Dictionary

By: American Heritage

Price: $5.00

Publisher: 10/6/2012

Edition: 4

Seller ID: 9780385335768

ISBN: 0385335768

Condition: USED


-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(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition American Heritage(R) dictionaries are widely known as the most innovative and informative dictionaries in today's market. This all-new fourth edition of the best-selling classic continues that tradition with its clear and precise definitions, its expert usage guidance, and its wealth of illustrations. Newly updated to reflec... View more info

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American Heritage College Dictionary, Fourth Edition

By: American Heritage

Price: $7.50

Edition: 4

Seller ID: 9780618835959

ISBN: 0618835954

Condition: USED


The newly updated American Heritage(R) College Dictionary, Fourth Edition, presents the very best that a college dictionary can offer.It features all the qualities that have distinguished the American Heritage(R) name for decades: a clear and accessible defining style, expert usage advice, and more than 2,500 photographs and drawings that enhance the definitions and invite browsing.New to this updated release are recently prominent terms such as blue state, edamame, and fattoush. The Periodic Table of the Elements includes the newest element, roentgenium. Biographical entries are fully... View more info

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American Heritage College Writer's Dictionary

By: American Heritage

Price: $8.00

Publisher: HOUGHTON MIFFLIN:

Seller ID: 9780547857855

ISBN: 0547857853

Condition: USED


Ideal for college students and advanced high school students, the "American Heritage College Writer's Dictionary" is a brand-new paperbound reference book from the editors of the American Heritage Dictionaries. It is aimed at users who need a dictionary that is more advanced than the "Student Dictionary" but more conveniently sized and priced than the 2084-page hardcover "American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition." The "College Writer's Dictionary "will be especially useful for customers who do not have ready access to our electronic products. Each entry is clearly de... View more info

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Roget's II The New Thesaurus

By: American Heritage Dictionaries

Price: $6.00

Publisher: 4/25/2012

Edition: 3

Seller ID: 0395687225

ISBN: 0395687225

Condition: USED


This completely new edition of ROGET'S II: THE NEW THESAURUS, THIRD EDITION, based on the lexicographical foundation of THE AMERICAN HERITAGE(R) DICTIONARY OF THE ENGLISH LANGUAGE, THIRD EDITION, combines the most useful features of a thesaurus and a dictionary. The alphabetical arrangement of entries makes it easy to find the synonym lists. A precise definition of each synonym ensures accurate word selection. Complete synonym groups at every entry give the user all the exact synonyms of a word in one place. Each entry in ROGET'S II: THE NEW THESAURUS, THIRD EDITION contains a cross-reference ... View more info

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American Heritage Dictionary of Idioms

By: Ammer, Christine

Price: $5.00

Seller ID: 9780618249534

ISBN: 0618249532

Condition: USED


The cat will never get your tongue once you have The American Heritage(R) Dictionary of Idioms. This book defines nearly 10,000 idioms -- expressions consisting of two or more words whose combined meaning is different from the literal meaning of the individual words. Each entry has both a definition and a sentence showing the idiom used in context. Most entries offer an explanation of the idiom's origin and indicate when the expression first appeared in English. View more info

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New Fowler's Modern English Usage

By: Burchfield, R. W.

Price: $7.00

Publisher: 1/12/2015

Edition: 3

Seller ID: 9780198691266

ISBN: 0198691262

Condition: USED


First published in 1926, A Dictionary of Modern English Usage is one of the most celebrated reference books of the twentieth century. Commonly known as "Fowler," after its inimitable author, H.W. Fowler, it has sold more than a million copies and maintained a devoted following over seven decades, in large part because of its charming blend of information and good humor, delivered in the voice of a genial if somewhat idiosyncratic schoolmaster. "Reading Fowler," William F. Buckley once noted, "provides instruction and knowledge and direction, but the whole of it is a sensual delight." And Jessi... View more info

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Thinker's Thesaurus: Sophisticated Alternatives to Common Words (Expanded Second

By: Meltzer, Peter E.

Price: $8.00

Publisher: W W NORTON & CO INC:

Edition: 2

Seller ID: 9780393337945

ISBN: 0393337944

Condition: USED


Do you find that your regular thesaurus spits out the same old words already running through your head? Are the lists boring, repetitive, and generally unhelpful? Peter E. Meltzer thought so and decided to create a unique thesaurus that would offer interesting, original synonyms along with contextual examples. He quotes from a range of recent media including books and hundreds of magazines and newspapers to reassure readers that though the words might be unfamiliar, they are all completely legitimate words in current use. The first edition was the top-selling thesaurus in the United States on ... View more info

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Merriam Webster's Collegiate Dictionary

By: Merriam Webster

Price: $6.00

Publisher: 4/20/2011

Edition: 10

Seller ID: 9780877797098

ISBN: 0877797099

Condition: USED


America's best-selling dictionary Setting the standard with: More than 215,000 definitions700 illustrationsClear and precise meaningsUp-to-date coverage of words Special sections including a Handbook of StyleOnly $3.00 when packaged with a Heinle text View more info

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Merriam Webster 79 Merriam-webster's intermediate dictionary, hardcover, revised

By: Merriam-Webster

Price: $6.00

Seller ID: 9780877795797

ISBN: 0877795797

Condition: USED


A dictionary written especially for the needs of students ages 11-14. 70,000 entries. More than 1,000 revised illustrations. Abundant word history paragraghs, synonyms paragraphs and example sentences. View more info

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Merriam-Webster Thesaurus

By: Merriam-Webster

Price: $2.50

Publisher: 1/9/2014

Seller ID: 9780877799023

ISBN: 0877799024

Condition: USED


An all-purpose thesaurus at an attractive price.- More than 157,000 synonyms, antonyms, related and contrasted words, and idioms- Alphabetically organized for ease of use- Brief definitions describe shared meanings View more info

National Geographic Atlas of the World

By: National Geographic

Price: $9.00

Publisher: 12/1/2010

Seller ID: 72653623

ISBN: 72653623

Condition: USED


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Roget's International Thesaurus, Indexed, Sixth Edition Revised & Updated

By: Roget's

Price: $7.50

Edition: 6

Seller ID: 9780060185756

ISBN: 0060185759

Condition: USED


A classic reference book that has been used by millions all over the world, "Roget's International Thesaurus" is the product of more than a century and a half of continuous expansion, reorganization, and improvement. Today, this book is not only the most time-tested and bestselling thesaurus ever, but, newly revised, it is also the most up-to-dateand comprehensive reflection of theEnglish language as it is currently used.The revolutionary achievement of Dr. Peter Mark Roget's first edition in 1852 was the development of a brand-new principle: the arrangement of words and phrases according to t... View more info

Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus

By: Roget's

Price: $5.00

Publisher: DELTA:

Edition: 3

Seller ID: 9780385338950

ISBN: 0385338953

Condition: USED


At last--a revolutionary state-of-the-art thesaurus that puts scores of synonyms at your fingertips Revised and Expanded 3rd EditionROGET'S 21st CENTURY THESAURUS IN DICTIONARY FORM Combining scholarly authority with a new awareness of today's communication demands, Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus""is the simple, reliable way to find the "perfect" word for your needs. It features an easy-to-use dictionary format plus a revolutionary Concept Index that arranges words by idea, thus enhancing the user's process of association and leading to scores of additional selections. The incl... View more info

Webster's New Pocket Thesaurus

By: Thesaurus/Webster's

Price: $2.50

Seller ID: 9780470488713

ISBN: 0470488719

Condition: USED


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Roget's A-Z Thesaurus

By: Webster

Price: $2.50

Seller ID: 9780764571053

ISBN: 0764571052

Condition: USED


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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

By: Webster

Price: $6.50

Seller ID: 9780375425608

ISBN: 0375425608

Condition: USED


The easiest to use. Unlike some dictionaries, Random House Webster's always lists a word's most common definitions first, so the meaning you need is easy to find. The best guidance on word usage. Extensive usage notes in dictionaries, example sentences and synonym studies in thesauruses, clear warnings about sensitive and offensive language. Only Random House Webster's gives you the words you need and the means to use them well. All-in-one reference. Ready-reference tables, spelling and punctuation rules, maps, writer's guides, and other helpful reference materials are included in Rand... View more info

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Webster's New World College Dictionary

By: Webster's New World

Price: $8.00

Publisher: 4/27/2014

Edition: 4

Seller ID: 9780028631189

ISBN: 0028631188

Condition: USED


Ten years of lexicographic research culminates to form the latest edition of the renowned Webster's New World College Dictionary. This fourth edition combines the most up-to-date information about our language and our world to present a completely revised, updated and expanded edition for this age of instant global communication. This authoritative reference now includes 5,000 new entries and the only four-color atlas offered by a dictionary of this size. New words, new Americanisms, and new biographical and geographical entries are fully integrated into the single alphabetical listing. Thousa... View more info

Webster's New Dictionary and Thesaurus (Custom)

By: Websters

Price: $6.00

Seller ID: 9780470177730

ISBN: 047017773X

Condition: USED


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Bibliophile's Disctionary

By: Westley, Miles

Price: $6.00

Publisher: 1/22/2013

Seller ID: 9781582973562

ISBN: 1582973563

Condition: USED


A Book Lover's Dictionary of Masterful Words and Phrases&break;&break;How would you feel if someone called you temerarious? What about ?&break;&break;Puerile?&break;Gormless? &break;Pusillanimous? &break;Irenic? &break;Sesquipedalian? &break;Munificent? &break;Insouciant? &break;Lachrymose? &break;Obdurate? &break;Sedulous? &break;Captious? &break;Irascible? &break;Obstreperous? &break;Truculent? &break;Ineluctable? &break;&break;Now you can easily find out what each of these words mean, and see examples of how they've been used ... View more info