Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus in Dictionary Form: The Essential Reference for Home, School, Or Office
Barbara Ann Kipfer, Princeton Language Institute
Random House Publishing Group, 1993 - English language - 859 pages
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 as 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 scores of additional selections. The inclusion of a wide spectrum of words and phrases with each entry -- from sophisticated choices to completely new vocabulary in the language -- brings the user an exceptional number of alternatives to fit any variation of style and tone. Created by a leading expert in linguists and lexicography with today's communication needs in mind. More word choices than any other thesaurus -- Over 1 million words! Concise definitions for each main entry. A revolutionary concept index -- arranged by idea, it mirrors the way we actually think! No obsolete terms -- all synonyms reflect modern usage.
"Exceptional... unique words and groupings... This resource is a gem!" -- "Booklist."
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - benuathanasia - LibraryThing
It's a thesaurus, so there's not much that can be said about it as a review. The layout is acceptable and considering I'm most likely using it to verify my own knowledge, I can't really call it out on any errors. Read full review
LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - sloDavid - LibraryThing
Although I don't use it much these days, thanks to "thesaurus.com", that doesn't diminish the quality of this reference. It was exceedingly practical for many of my college courses, and not just my ... Read full review