The New Comprehensive American Rhyming Dictionary

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Demco Media, 1991 - Language Arts & Disciplines - 622 pages
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An essential tool for writers, poets, punsters, lyricists, wits, and language lovers everywhere! THE NEW COMPREHENSIVE AMERICAN RHYMING DICTIONARY is, by far, the sassiest, most fun, complete andup-to-date book of its kind on the market. This remarkablecompendium contains over 65,000 words, phrases, andcolloquialisms--a gold mine of rhyme certain to aid anddelight everyone who works with language, from the amateurpoet to the professional wordsmith. Why rhyme "moon" with "June"...when you can use "Brigadoon", "Daniel Boone", or "picayune" instead? A cornucopia of rhymes for exasperating, difficult-to-match words...such as "system", "hemophilia", and "Khrushchev". Easy-to-use and read, with entries arranged by sound rather than spelling. Authoritative and up-to-the-minute...including the latest in slang, idioms and buzz words. Whether you're a composer searching for the perfect songlyric or a wit who revels in constructing limericks, here isyour key to a bold new world of creative cleverness-an idealreference book for the Cole Porter in all of us!

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Having used various rhyming dictionaries in the past and found them "difficult to work with, unimaginative, and terribly outdated,'' Young conceived and compiled her own over a 20-year period. Notable ... Read full review

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