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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

National Geographic Atlas of the World, Ninth Edition

By: National Geographic

Price: $30.00

Seller ID: 9781426206337

ISBN: 142620633X

Condition: USED


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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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Atlas of the World, 12th Edition

By: Oxford

Price: $7.50

Edition: 12

Seller ID: 9780195221473

ISBN: 0195221478

Condition: USED


Eleven years ago, the first edition of Oxford's Atlas of the World was met with praise for the incredible beauty and accuracy of its maps as well as for its wealth of geographic data, and each successive edition only collects more accolades. The New York Times Book Review called it a "veritable encyclopedia of geographic and demographic information, profusely illustrated with multicolored maps and graphs," and the Baltimore Sun exclaimed that the newest edition was nothing less than "a magnificently produced example of quality publishing." Replete with 67 maps of cities worldwide, the 12t... View more info

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Synonym Finder

By: Rodale, J.I.

Price: $7.50

Publisher: GRAND CENTRAL PUB MASS MARKET:

Seller ID: 9780446370295

ISBN: 0446370290

Condition: USED


With a simple alphabetical arrangement this book has been expanded to include thousands of new words and expressions that have entered the language in recent years, and includes clearly labelled slang and informal words and expressions. View more info

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Roget's II New Thesaurus 3rd Ed.

By: Roget

Price: $3.00

Publisher: 8/2/2012

Edition: 3

Seller ID: 9780395748763

ISBN: 0395748763

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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Webster's All-In-One Dictionary & Thesaurus

By: Webster

Price: $7.50

Publisher: FEDERAL STREET PR:

Edition: 2

Seller ID: 9781596951471

ISBN: 1596951478

Condition: USED


Fully integrated dictionary and thesaurus with 2-color text. 67,000 dictionary definitions; 140,000 synonyms and antonyms. Canadian words and spellings. View more info