Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus in Dictionary Form: The Essential Reference for Home, School, Or Office

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Barbara Ann Kipfer
Dell Pub., 1992 - English language - 978 pages
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Combining scholarly authority with a new awareness of today's communication demands,Roget's 21st Century Thesaurusis 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 inclusion of a wide spectrum of words and phrases with each entryfrom sophisticated choices to completely new vocabulary in the languagebrings users an exceptional number of alternatives to fit any variation of style and tone. Created by the highly respected Princeton Language Institute More word choices than any other thesaurusOVER 1 MILLION WORDS! Concise definitions for each main entry A revolutionary Concept Indexarranged by idea, it mirrors the way we actually think! No obsolete termsall synonyms and antonyms reflect modern usage

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Roget's is probably as popular a name for lending authority to thesauruses as Webster's is for dictionaries. Although this new version is not the direct descendant of the original, it follows the now ... Read full review

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Barbara Ann Kipfer, Ph.D., is a lexicographer who has authored or compiled more than forty books, including the "Dictionary of American Slang" (with Robert L. Chapman), "The Order of Things", "Writer's Digest Flip Dictionary", and the bestselling "14,000 Things to Be Happy About". She received her doctorate in linguistics from England's University of Exeter.

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