Roget's Thesaurus of Words for Intellectuals: Synonyms, Antonyms, and Related Terms Every Smart Person Should Know How to Use

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Adams Media, Oct 15, 2011 - Reference - 448 pages
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Have you struggled for just the right phrase when grappling with a class assignment? Crafting an office memo, do you want greater clarity and concision? Pounding away at a last-minute blog entry, haven't you ever thought, There has to be a better word for this? Now there is.

Under the time-tested and respected banner of Roget's Thesaurus, here is an array of words and their definitions organized by meaning. With this volume at your side, you need never be stalled or stymied for an appropriate expression, whether speaking of the higher reaches of philosophy or holding forth on art, music, or poetry--or other highbrow pastimes.

The more you expand your vocabulary, the richer and clearer your writing and conversation will become. And the better you'll be able to say exactly what you mean, joining intellectual discussions with confidence that you've found just the right words.

 

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User Review  - maxfaxtax - Overstock.com

Great for around the living room desk and office. Keeps you in tune with your student kids. And gives you a way to proove your vocabulary hasnt left the building! Read full review

I should have read description closer

User Review  - kkip - Overstock.com

Though it would be more of an updated traditional thesaurus. It is fine but does not offer the range of descriptive words I anticipated. Read full review

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About the author (2011)

David Olsen (Columbia, MD) is the author of the bestselling The Words You Should Know.

Michelle Bevilacqua (Avon, MA) is a former editor with Adams Media and the author of More Words You Should Know.

Justin Cord Hayes (Winston-Salem, NC) is the author of 101 Things You Didn’t Know About Casino Gambling and 747 Things to Do on a Plane among others.

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