Oxford American Writer s Thesaurus

  • Filename: oxford-american-writer-s-thesaurus.
  • ISBN: 9780199829927
  • Release Date: 2012
  • Number of pages: 1050
  • Author: Christine A. Lindberg
  • Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA



Features more than three hundred thousand synonyms and ten thousand antonyms, as well as nearly two hundred collections of nouns to add detail to writing and quick guides to easily confused words.

Oxford American Writer s Thesaurus

  • Filename: oxford-american-writer-s-thesaurus.
  • ISBN: 0195342844
  • Release Date: 2008
  • Number of pages: 1052
  • Author: Christine A. Lindberg
  • Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA



"Written by writers for writers, this innovative thesaurus truly advances the time-honored word source. Some 25,000 word meanings and connotations are elucidated by means of more than 300,000 synonyms, 10,000 antonymns, 250 word notes written by noted authors, and generous listings of example sentences. Many special features, such as usage notes, word spectrums, and a language guide, further clarify a word's many nuances and assist the user in finding just the right expression. For all readers, wordsmiths, scribblers, and hacks, Oxford's new thesaurus should be on every library's reference shelf."--"Reference that rocks," American Libraries, May 2005.

The Oxford American Writer s Thesaurus

  • Filename: the-oxford-american-writer-s-thesaurus.
  • ISBN: 9780195170764
  • Release Date: 2004-10-21
  • Number of pages: 1088
  • Author: Christine Lindberg
  • Publisher: Oxford University Press



In this thesaurus, more than three hundred thousand synonyms and ten thousand antonyms can be found, as well as nearly two hundred collections of nouns to add detail to writing, quick guides to easily confused words, and other useful features.

Roget s Thesaurus of Words for Students

  • Filename: roget-s-thesaurus-of-words-for-students.
  • ISBN: 9781440573095
  • Release Date: 2014-03-18
  • Number of pages: 448
  • Author: David Olsen
  • Publisher: Simon and Schuster



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 assignment. Unlike other titles that simply list related terms for each entry, this volume offers a pronunciation guide, definition, and a sample sentence for every word you look up, as well as for each of the synonyms under that entry. It also features hundreds of useful terms every student should know, making it the most essential tool on your desk when you're working on an essay or presentation. With Roget's Thesaurus of Words for Students at your side, you'll impress your teachers and advance straight to the head of the class!

Pocket Oxford American thesaurus

  • Filename: pocket-oxford-american-thesaurus.
  • ISBN: 0199926956
  • Release Date: 2012
  • Number of pages: 981
  • Author: [Anonymus AC04139266]
  • Publisher:



A superb resource for writers that packs an extraordinary amount of information in a convenient, affordable paperback format, this second edition of the Pocket Oxford American Thesaurus features a new text with more than 15,000 main entries and more than 350,000 synonyms and antonyms, with sample sentences or phrases for virtually every sense.

The Oxford American Desk Thesaurus

  • Filename: the-oxford-american-desk-thesaurus.
  • ISBN: UOM:39015043760605
  • Release Date: 1998
  • Number of pages: 516
  • Author: Christine A. Lindberg
  • Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA



Lists synonyms and related words for hundreds of entries

The Writer s Idea Thesaurus

  • Filename: the-writer-s-idea-thesaurus.
  • ISBN: 9781599638249
  • Release Date: 2014-09-05
  • Number of pages: 320
  • Author: Fred White
  • Publisher: Writer's Digest Books



Endless ideas at your fingertips, and at the turn of a page... Need an idea for a short story or novel? Look no further than The Writer's Idea Thesaurus. It's far more than a collection of simple writing prompts. You'll find a vast treasury of story ideas inside, organized by subject, theme, and situation categories, and listed alphabetically for easy reference. Author and award-winning writing instructor Fred White shows you how to build out and customize these ideas to create unique plots that reflect your personal storytelling sensibilities, making The Writer's Idea Thesaurus an invaluable tool for generating creative ideas and vanquishing writer's block--for good. Inside you'll find: 2,000 unique and dynamic story ideas perfect for novels and short stories of any genre or writing style Twenty major idea categories, such as The Invasion of X, The Transformation of X into Y, Escape from X, The Curse of X, and more Multiple situations that further refine the major categories, such as The Creation of Artificial Life, The Descent Into Madness, Love in the Workplace, The Journey to a Forgotten Realm, and more Invaluable advice on how to customize each idea. The Writer's Idea Thesaurus is an interactive story generator that opens the door to thousands of new story arcs and plotlines.

The Blue Book of Grammar and Punctuation

  • Filename: the-blue-book-of-grammar-and-punctuation.
  • ISBN: 9781118790328
  • Release Date: 2014-01-22
  • Number of pages: 224
  • Author: Jane Straus
  • Publisher: John Wiley & Sons



A revised and updated new edition of the bestselling workbook and grammar guide The Blue Book of Grammar and Punctuation is a concise, entertaining workbook and guide to English grammar, punctuation, and usage. This user-friendly resource includes simple explanations of grammar, punctuation, and usage; scores of helpful examples; dozens of reproducible worksheets; and pre- and post-tests to help teach grammar to students of all ages. Appropriate for virtually any age range, this authoritative guide makes learning English grammar and usage simple and fun. This updated Eleventh Edition reflects the latest updates to English usage and grammar and features a fully revised two-color design and lay-flat binding for easy photocopying. Clear and concise, easy-to-follow, offering "just the facts" Fully updated to reflect the latest rules in grammar and usage along with new quizzes Ideal for students from seventh grade through adulthood in the US and abroad For anyone who wants to understand the major rules and subtle guidelines of English grammar and usage, The Blue Book of Grammar and Punctuation offers comprehensive, straightforward instruction.

Oxford Rhyming Dictionary

  • Filename: oxford-rhyming-dictionary.
  • ISBN: 0192801155
  • Release Date: 2004
  • Number of pages: 659
  • Author: Clive Upton
  • Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA



Finding the perfect rhyme becomes simple with a comprehensive reference book designed to aid songwriters, poets, and anyone searching for the perfect sound, with more than 85,000 words arranged in a simple and easy-to-use format.

The Oxford Dictionary of Dance

  • Filename: the-oxford-dictionary-of-dance.
  • ISBN: 9780199563449
  • Release Date: 2010-08-19
  • Number of pages: 502
  • Author: Debra Craine
  • Publisher: Oxford University Press



This comprehensive and up-to-date dictionary provides all the information necessary for dance fans to navigate the diverse dance scene of the 21st century. It includes entries ranging from classical ballet to the cutting edge of modern dance.

Pocket Oxford American Thesaurus

  • Filename: pocket-oxford-american-thesaurus.
  • ISBN: 0195301692
  • Release Date: 2008
  • Number of pages: 981
  • Author: Christine A. Lindberg
  • Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA



A superb resource for writers that packs an extraordinary amount of information in a convenient, affordable paperback format, this second edition of the Pocket Oxford American Thesaurus features a new text with more than 15,000 main entries and more than 350,000 synonyms and antonyms, with sample sentences or phrases for virtually every sense. The new edition makes it easy to find the perfect word, with Oxford's unique arrangement of core senses and subsenses. We draw on the latest evidence from the Oxford English Corpus--a vast database of more than two billion words--to uncover the most common and most important meanings of words and phrases in contemporary American English. We then use these findings to organize the entries in the thesaurus, listing synonyms in order of frequency of use, so that the first choice you see is probably the one you need, and preventing you from inadvertently picking a word that is not in common use. In addition, virtually every sense includes a sample sentence drawn from the Corpus, revealing how the words are used in actual speech. And finally, the thesaurus now boasts a completely new page layout, with a more open and accessible design, with an emphasis on readability. Portable, affordable, reliable, this revolutionary new resource stands on the shoulders of the colossal Oxford English Corpus, providing readers with the clearest vision of American English as it exists today. No other thesaurus on the market has anything like this authority behind it. It is the first choice for writers on the go and for anyone who wants to select words accurately and with confidence.

Oxford Mini Dictionary and Thesaurus

  • Filename: oxford-mini-dictionary-and-thesaurus.
  • ISBN: 0199692637
  • Release Date: 2012-01-26
  • Number of pages: 800
  • Author: Oxford Dictionaries,
  • Publisher: OUP Oxford



An easy-to-use integrated dictionary and thesaurus containing 40,000 up-to-date words, phrases, and definitions and 65,000 synonyms and antonyms.

The Cambridge Thesaurus of American English

  • Filename: the-cambridge-thesaurus-of-american-english.
  • ISBN: 052141427X
  • Release Date: 1994-02-25
  • Number of pages: 526
  • Author: William D. Lutz
  • Publisher: Cambridge University Press



The Cambridge Thesaurus of American English is an original and up-to-date collection of over 200,000 synonyms and antonyms for the most commonly used words and phrases in contemporary American English. Compiled by renowned expert on American language use and author of Doublespeak, William Lutz, the Thesaurus is alphabetically arranged, and designed to give the user quick access to a coherent set of synonyms and antonyms. The Cambridge Thesaurus provides a brief list of common, usable synonyms organized according to their frequency of use and their meaning. In those cases where the distinction between senses of a word is not clear, a brief definition is provided. Any synonyms that are slang or that have restricted usage are clearly labeled to that effect. Concise and readable yet complete and reliable, The Cambridge Thesaurus will be the ideal desktop reference for high school and college students, office personnel, and anyone else in search of that perfect word.

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