Dictionary of the Strange, Curious & Lovely|Robin Devoe
Dictionary of the Strange, Curious & Lovely
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A dictionary of English's 3500 most interesting and/or beautiful words. Learn unusual but useful and lovely English words such as chiliad, chirm, circumcrescent, davening, firedrake, limerance, moonglade, petrichor, psithurisim, squillion and tourbillion. Words that sound cool and have interesting definitions.

A portable, succinct dictionary that does not overburden the reader with extensive citations or etymological references. Meant as a compact, medium font, very accessible and easily readable collection of vocabulary words to delight and pique the reader's interest. This book contains many of the English language's hidden gems A few words are at the cutting edge of the English language and so will not be found in all dictionaries.

This is a perfect gift for word lovers, writers, college students, and all who enjoy learning and appreciating more of the English language. Includes some poetical quotes showing usage and select etymologies. Weird words, unusual words, interesting words, obscure vocabulary - that lovely fringe of English whose words you most want to enjoy and share

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  • ISBN-13: 9781545109274
  • ISBN-10: 1545109273
  • Publisher: Createspace Independent Publishing Platform
  • Publish Date: March 2017
  • Dimensions: 9.02 x 5.98 x 0.35 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 0.5 pounds
  • Page Count: 150