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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Part thesaurus, part dictionary, part glossary, part vocabulary builder, part logophile's delight, this unique wordbook can be used productively for both quick reference and browsing. The book, which ... Read full review

Contents

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