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The Thinker's Thesaurus : Sophisticated Alternatives to Common Words
by Peter E. Meltzer


Overview - This entertaining and informative reference features sophisticated and surprising alternatives to common words together with no-fail guides to usage. Avoiding traditional thesauruses' mundane synonym choices, Peter E. Meltzer puts each word--whether it's protrepic, apostrophize, iracund, or emulous--in context by using examples from a broad range of contemporary books, periodicals, and newspapers.  Read more...

 
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Overview
This entertaining and informative reference features sophisticated and surprising alternatives to common words together with no-fail guides to usage. Avoiding traditional thesauruses' mundane synonym choices, Peter E. Meltzer puts each word--whether it's protrepic, apostrophize, iracund, or emulous--in context by using examples from a broad range of contemporary books, periodicals, and newspapers. His new introduction makes the case for why we should widen our vocabulary and use the one right word. This groundbreaking thesaurus remains a unique venture, one that enriches your writing while helping you find the perfect word.

 
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  • ISBN-13: 9780393351255
  • ISBN-10: 0393351254
  • Publisher: W. W. Norton & Company
  • Publish Date: August 2015
  • Page Count: 720
  • Dimensions: 9.2 x 6.9 x 1.9 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 2.6 pounds


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