Roget's Pocket Thesaurus

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Houghton Mifflin, Sep 3, 2003 - Reference - 272 pages
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Roget's Pocket Thesaurus is a handy guide to key English synonyms. Main entries contain full paragraphs detailing nuances of meaning and usage among related synonyms, often including example sentences or phrases. Other entries provide a core meaning and a selected list of the most important synonyms. A convenient appendix groups related nouns, adjectives, prefixes, and suffixes — a browser's delight.

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The Editors of the American Heritage Dictionaries and of other reference titles published by Houghton Mifflin Company are trained lexicographers with a varied array of interests and expertise. Most of the editors hold graduate degrees and have studied at least one foreign language. Several have degrees in linguistics or in the history of the English language. Others have degrees in science or sometimes other disciplines. All the editors familiarize themselves with the vocabulary in specific subject areas, collect materials on new developments and usage, and work in association with consultants to ensure that the content of our publications is as accurate and as up-to-date as possible.

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