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  • Peter Mark Rogetby Nick Rennison

    Pocket Essentials 2009; US$ 14.99

    Every day thousands of people worldwide consult Roget?s Thesaurus. How many stop to consider why that endlessly useful reference book is so called? Of those who know that it owes its name to the man who first devised it, how many know anything more about him? Yet Peter Mark Roget was one of the most remarkable men of the nineteenth century and he... more...

  • Roget's Thesaurus of Words for Writersby David Olsen; Michelle Bevilaqua

    F+W Media 2013; US$ 16.99

    The ultimate tool for writers! Whether you're crafting the next great American novel or pounding away at a last-minute blog entry, there will come a time in the process when you struggle to find just the perfect word or phrase. Under the time-tested banner of Roget's Thesaurus, this collection will quickly become the most essential tool on your... more...

  • Roget's Thesaurus of Words for Studentsby David Olsen; Michelle Bevilacqua

    F+W Media 2014; US$ 16.99

    The ultimate tool for students! Tired of using the same few phrases in all your presentations? Can't find the right expression to begin your college admissions essay? Stuck with a drab, uninspiring conclusion at the end of your research paper? Roget's Thesaurus of Words for Students will help you find the perfect words and phrases for any writing... more...

  • Highly Selective Thesaurus for the Extraordinarily Literateby Eugene Ehrlich

    HarperCollins 2009; Not Available

    Anyone looking to improve his or her vocabulary and anyone who loves words will be enthralled by this unique and impressive thesaurus that provides only the most unusual -- or is it recondite? --words for each entry. more...

  • Shorter Dictionary of Catch Phrasesby Rosalind Fergusson

    Taylor and Francis 2003; US$ 43.95

    This collection will appeal to everyone who has ever wondered about the origin of phrases like "all part of life's rich pattern" and "long time no see". It covers a wide range of catch phrases in current use in all parts of the English-speaking world. Most entries are drawn from the second edition of Eric Partridge's Dictionary of Catch Phrases (second... more...

  • Thesaurus of Traditional English Metaphorby P.R. Wilkinson

    Taylor and Francis 2003; US$ 54.95

    This fascinating collection of traditional metaphors and figures of speech, groups expressions according to theme. The second edition includes over 1,500 new entries, more information on first known usages, a new introduction and two expanded indexes. It will appeal to those interested in cultural history and the English language. more...

  • The Doubleday Roget's Thesaurus in Dictionary Formby Sidney L. Landau; Ronald J. Bogus

    Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2009; US$ 16.95

    A reference book that belongs on every desk--one of the handiest, best-organized, and most reliable thesauruses available, newly updated to reflect the American language of today. From the Hardcover edition. more...

  • A Dictionary of Confusable Phrasesby Yuri Dolgopolov

    McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2010; US$ 55.00

    Covering over 10,000 idioms and collocations characterized by similarity in their wording or metaphorical idea which do not show corresponding similarity in their meanings, this dictionary presents a unique cross-section of the English language. Though it is designed specifically to assist readers in avoiding the use of inappropriate or erroneous phrases,... more...

  • Well-Spoken Thesaurusby Tom Heehler

    Sourcebooks, Inc. 2011; US$ 12.99

    The Ultimate Guide to Powerful Language more...

  • Reverse English Dictionaryby Gustav Muthmann

    De Gruyter Mouton 1999; US$ 133.00

    Rather than presenting a reverse list of words in endless sequence and strictly alphabetical order, this Reverse English Dictionary considers the structure and formation of words, grouping them together in sections and subdivisions. This way of looking at words from behind and comparing similar word endings reveals new and unaccustomed aspects of the... more...