Merriam-Webster's collegiate dictionary

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Merriam-Webster, 1993 - Reference - 1597 pages
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Prepared by a distinguished staff of scholars who rely on a bank of close to 15 million citations documenting word usage, this invaluable resource is a treasury of essnetial information about English that includes 160,000 entries covering the most widely used words in the English vocabulary. "This remains the same great college-level desk dictionary that so many of us grew up with and continue to depend on".--Reference & Research Book News.

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Terrible: way too long, no plot, and no characters. - Goodreads
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The plot was lacking, as well as in-depth characters. - Goodreads
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User Review  - Joshua Huesing - Goodreads

I figured out the plot about 12 pages in. Character development was weak. The ending was so predictable. I was looking forward to the movie until I heard Nicholas cage was getting the lead. Read full review

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User Review  - vmabe - Walmart

It's hard to believe so many new words have come up over the past 60 years alone. So glad I decided to get a new dictionary. If you have children and grandchildren this is a great reference book for ... Read full review

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Merriam Webster Inc, Springfield, MA

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