Random House Word Menu

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Random House, 1997 - Reference - 767 pages
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"DESTINED TO TAKE ITS PLACE BESIDE THE THESAURUS AND THE DICTIONARY AS A CLASSIC."
--L. A. Weekly
The RANDOM HOUSE WEBSTER'S WORD MENU is a revolutionary reference that organizes language by subject matter, the way we understand and use it. More than a dictionary, the WORD MENU is also
A Reverse Dictionary, which arranges words in logical, categorized structures--if you know the meaning or you know a related word, you can find the word you need
A Treasury of Glossaries, with nearly 800 divisions and more than 75,000 entries
An Almanac, with entries concerning world holidays, sports terms, science, and more
A Thesaurus that helps you learn the terminology of an unfamiliar field, technical terms and jargon, and different ways of saying the same thing

"STEPHEN GLAZIER WAS A MODERN ROGET."
--William Safire, The New York Times

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The reference book offers tens of thousands of ways to find just the right word for any occasion. It blends the functions of a thesaurus (offering a myriad of interesting ways to say the same thing ... Read full review

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One of the greatest references books, I've ever seen, read, referred to, or was aware of... I use it weekly. Read full review

Contents

CHAPTER 1THE HUMAN BODY
5
CHAPTER 2LIVING THINGS
35
CHAPTER 3THE EARTH
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