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American Heritage Thesaurus
by Houghton Mifflin Company

Finding the right words has never been easier...with the ultimate source for today's students, writers, readers, and communicators.

From the editors of America’s favorite dictionary comes the definitive reference for meeting today’s challenging communication demands. Remarkably easy to use and completely up-to-date, The American Heritage Thesaurus is an essential resource for finding the perfect word, enhancing your mastery of the English language, and expressing yourself with precision and efficiency. No other thesaurus on the market today offers a more superlative selection of synonyms, concise definitions, easy-to-follow cross-references, and depth of meaning for the modern-day user.

• More than 20,000 main entries and 150,000 synonyms
• A-to-Z dictionary format that eliminates lengthy index and appendix
• Comprehensive list of synonyms grouped by clear definitions—avoids the confusing hodgepodge of obscure and distantly related terms
• Cross-references among closely related entries to insure precision
• Thousands of completely updated slang and informal terms
• Pertinent quotations and examples that convey nuances in meaning among the most basic and important synonyms

An indispensable addition to the American Heritage family of language guides, destined to become a classic, The American Heritage Thesaurus is a book no home, school, or office should be without.

Pub. Date: June 2005 Publisher: Random House Publishing Group Format: Mass Market Paperback, 720pp

Price: $5.99
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Price: $29.97
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Merriam Webster's Dictionary and Thesaurus
by Merriam-Webster

Two essential language references in one handy volume featuring nearly 60,000 alphabetical dictionary entries integrated with more than 13,000 thesaurus entries including extensive synonym lists. Clear and concise guidance including abundant example phrases. Based on the best-selling Merriam-Webster's Collegiate® Dictionary, Eleventh Edition.

Publisher: Merriam Webster Mass Market Pub. Date: January 2006 ISBN-13: 9780877798514 1248pp

Price: $8.99
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Merriam-Webster Pocket Thesaurus
by Merriam-Webster

A thesaurus that fits in the palm of your hand! More than 80,000 words are featured in this compact compendium of synonyms, related words and antonyms. Find the right word whenever you need it.

Publisher: Merriam-Webster, Incorporated Pub. Date: January 2002 ISBN-13: 9780877795247 400pp Series: Pocket Reference Library

Price: $4.50
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Merriam-Webster's Pocket Dictionary
by Merriam-Webster

The perfect dictionary for quick, on-the-go language reference. Features 40,000 entries. Clear, concise, definitions, variant spellings, and pronunciations. Includes a brief guide to punctuation.

Publisher: Merriam-Webster, Incorporated Pub. Date: January 2006 ISBN-13: 9780877795308 416pp Series: Pocket Reference Library Edition Description: POCKET

Price: $5.95
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Pocket Oxford Dictionary and Thesaurus
by Elizabeth J. Jewell (Editor)

A unique reference that combined the best features of both dictionary and thesaurus, The Pocket Oxford Dictionary and Thesaurus was the first American reference work to offer integrated entries. Now this revolutionary, best-selling volume is available in a completely revised edition that is perfect for students, business people, writers, and anyone else who finds themselves frequently in need of an amplified vocabulary. New to this edition are Oxford's Synonym Studies, which provide in-depth comparisons of closely related words (e.g., doleful, dour, glum, lugubrious, melancholy, saturnine, and sullen; or conundrum, enigma, mystery, paradox, puzzle, and riddle), and updated appendices for Countries, Area Codes, and Weights & Measures, plus hundreds of brand new words.

Light and portable, sized to fit easily into a backpack, briefcase, or on any student or office desk The Pocket Oxford Dictionary and Thesaurus is guaranteed to be the most frequently used reference work you own. Combining a comprehensive and thoroughly reliable dictionary of American English with full thesaurus coverage, this is an essential tool for anyone who wants to write with more variety, color, and precision.

Pub. Date: April 2006 1024pp Sales Rank: 46,329

Price: $13.95
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Random House Webster's Dictionary
by Ballantine

The Timeless Resource No Word User Can Be Without–Now Completely Revised and Updated in a New Edition! • More than 75,000 entries
• More than 150 new illustrations
• Helpful supplements on writing, usage, and metric measurements
• Updated geographical and biographical entries integrated throughout the easy A to Z listing
• Common abbreviations
• Hundreds of word histories and etymologies
• Clear and easy-to-understand usage notes and labels
• Features the latest business and computer terms

Random House Webster’s Dictionary is your one-stop reference book. Based on the latest edition of the bestselling and authoritative Random House Webster’s College Dictionary and prepared by a staff of lexicographic experts, this handy, modern, and affordable dictionary is the resource for all your word questions! With Newer Words Faster, you’ll also find the latest slang, business, and computer terms defined with clarity and precision. No other paperback dictionary gives you more!

Price: $5.99
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The Merriam-Webster Dictionary
by Merriam-Webster

A completely revised new edition! This best-selling language reference covers the core vocabulary of everyday life. More than 75,000 definitions. Includes pronunciations, word origins, synonym lists, and more than 5,000 usage examples. Special sections and tables. Updated to reflect groundbreaking Merriam-Webster's Collegiate Dictionary, Eleventh Edition.

Publisher: Merriam Webster Mass Market Pub. Date: July 2004 960pp Edition Description: REV Edition Number: 11

Price: $6.50
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The Oxford New Essential Dictionary
by Oxford University Press

Publisher: Penguin Group (USA) Pub. Date: July 2008 ISBN-13: 9780425222416 832pp

Price: $7.99
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Webster's New World Compact School and Office Dictionary
Comprehensive...Authoritative...and User-Friendly!
Based on the bestselling Webster's New World College Dictionary, Fourth Edition, this fully up-to-date compact dictionary features

* Concise, easy-to-understand definitions of today's most commonly used words
* Clear, readable type
* Easy-to-use pronunciations
* Word derivations for greater understanding
Over 60,000 entries
Now with 175 illustrations
Scientific, technical, professional, and business terms

Price: $0.98
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Webster's New World Small Pocket Dictionary
by Jonathan L. Goldman

Completely revised and enlarged based on the recent Fourth Edition of Webster's New World College Dictionary, this perennial bestseller now includes more than 37,000 entries. Clear, concise definitions instantly provide reliable information about thousands of terms and meanings in every area of contemporary language. Updated reference supplements make this the most readable and useful pocket dictionary available today.

Publisher: Wiley, John & Sons, Incorporated Pub. Date: July 2000 ISBN-13: 9780764561474 384pp Series: Webster's New World Series Edition Description: REV Edition Number: 4

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