With over twenty percent more material, a must for any lover of distinctive words. This entertaining and informative reference features sophisticated and surprising alternatives to common words together with no-fail guides to usage. Avoiding traditional thesaurusesa mundane synonym choices, Peter E. Meltzer puts each wordawhether itas protrepic, apostrophize, iracund, or emulousain context by using examples from a broad range of contemporary books, periodicals, and newspapers. His new introduction makes the case for why we should widen our vocabulary and use the one right word. This groundbreaking thesaurus remains a unique venture, one that enriches your writing while helping you find the perfect word.During aeonian stretches of oppressive silence, interspersed with aAll of our customer service representatives are currently . . . , a my ear got that familiar numb sensation against the receiver. (Anne R. Lawrence, aVoting Virgin: An Ardent Aliena#39;sanbsp;...
|Title||:||The Thinker's Thesaurus: Sophisticated Alternatives to Common Words (Expanded Third Edition)|
|Author||:||Peter E. Meltzer|
|Publisher||:||W. W. Norton & Company - 2015-08-03|