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Roget's Thesaurus of English Words and…

Roget's Thesaurus of English Words and Phrases

by Peter Mark Roget, John Lewis Roget, Samuel Romilly Roget

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I prefer the original organization to the dictionary style-leads me more to associated topics and ideas and how various words relate to one another
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Roget, Peter Markprimary authorall editionsconfirmed
Roget, John Lewismain authorall editionsconfirmed
Roget, Samuel Romillymain authorall editionsconfirmed
Davidson, George W.Editorsecondary authorsome editionsconfirmed
Dutch, Robert A.Editorsecondary authorsome editionsconfirmed
Kirkpatrick, E.M.Editorsecondary authorsome editionsconfirmed
Lloyd, Susan M.Editorsecondary authorsome editionsconfirmed
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Amazon.com Product Description (ISBN 0060094796, Mass Market Paperback)

An abridged edition of the world's bestselling original thesaurus. This completely revised and updated edition contains over 230,000 words, nearly three thousand of which are newly added.

The revolutionary achievement of Dr Roget was his development of a brand new principle: the grouping of words according to ideas. If the user cannot find something in a reference book, it is often because of the restriction of searching alphabetically by 'known' headwords. Dr Roget's thesaurus reversed the access to allow the user to find a word from another word, a concept or an idea.

This ultimate reference tool – the best–selling thesaurus ever in all its editions – contains over 230,000 words and phrases, nearly 3000 of which are new to this edition, grouped into 1072 numbered categories. Within each category you'll find all the parts of speech, frequent cross–references, commonly used words singled out in boldface, and much more. If you're a writer who needs help organising a thought or mastering the nuance of expression, the International Thesaurus remains the first source to turn to.

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This latest edition of 'Roget's Thesaurus' includes all the latest buzzwords and phrases from 'broadband' to 'mockney'. One new feature is the inclusion of panels in the text that list vocabulary groups, from cocktails to phobias, and 'quotation boxes' show the derivation of popular phrases and idioms.… (more)

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