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Merriam-Webster's Dictionary of Allusions

Elizabeth Webber, Mike Feinsilber - Reference - 1999 - 592 pages
A guide to references commonly used in speech and writing. Explains more than 900 allusions. Entries include examples from today's leading media. A must for language lovers and ...
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Merriam-Webster's Dictionary of Synonyms

Merriam-Webster, Inc - Reference - 1984 - 940 pages
"The ideal guide to choosing the right word. Entries go beyond the word lists of a thesaurus, explaining important differences between synonyms. Provides over 17,000 usage ...
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Cowboy Lingo

Ramon Frederick Adams - Language Arts & Disciplines - 1936 - 253 pages
The cowboy — that enigmatic, larger-than-life icon of our culture —has long been considered a figure of fast hands, steel nerves, and few words. But according to Ramon Adams ...
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Whiffletrees and Goobers: 1,001 Fun and Fabulous Forgotton Words and Phrases

W. R. Runyan - Reference - 2007 - 168 pages
Provides definitions of 1,001 obsolete English words and phrases, such as snaffle, whiffletree, and horse apple. Includes over one hundred illustrations.
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100 Words To Make You Sound Smart

Editors of the American Heritage Dictionaries - Reference - 2006 - 128 pages
This title in the popular 100 Words series is an informative and entertaining resource that can help anyone be right on the money when looking for words that will make a point ...
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