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She likes it as well as my dictionary issue by the same author. Reviewed in the United States on September 9, 2019, its fine, but most words I look up are not included. 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? Sold by Value Media and ships from Amazon Fulfillment. People are interacting more frequently and more fervently than ever before, turning the English language into an indecipherable mess. If you aren't aware, that word is the Japanese term for survivors of the atomic bomb, and not used euphemistically or for survivors of other things. Read honest and unbiased product reviews from our users. Listen to thousands of included audiobooks, podcasts, originals and more, The Highly Selective Dictionary for the Extraordinarily Literate (Highly Selective Reference), The Highly Selective Dictionary of Golden Adjectives: For the Extraordinarily Literate (Highly Selective Reference), Dictionary of the Strange, Curious & Lovely: 3500 Most Beautiful English Vocabulary Words, The Thinker's Thesaurus: Sophisticated Alternatives to Common Words (Expanded Third Edition), The Little Book of Lost Words: Collywobbles, Snollygosters, and 86 Other Surprisingly Useful Terms Worth Resurrecting, A Word A Day: A Romp through Some of the Most Unusual and Intriguing Words in English, The Farlex Idioms and Slang Dictionary: The Most Complete Collection of Idioms and Slang in the English Language, The Word I'm Thinking Of: A Devilish Dictionary of Difficult Words, If you're serious about writing and speaking language that crackles with delightful and obscure words, then you must have this book. Something went wrong.

Reviewed in the United Kingdom on April 13, 2017. For details, please see the Terms & Conditions associated with these promotions. Nice to read through but probably not that great as a reference work.

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We bought this for him as a Christmas gift in 2014 and he is delighted with it. Ships from and sold by Your Online Bookstore. In addition to the word selection being grossly limited, many of the entries are just plain wrong.

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Your recently viewed items and featured recommendations, Select the department you want to search in. Ehrlich, coeditor of the Oxford American Dictionary, here indulges his obvious love of uncommon words with a short list of terms paired with an idiosyncratic selection of synonyms. The Emotion Thesaurus: A Writer's Guide to Character Expression (Second Edition) (Writers Helping Writers Series Book 1).

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However, Ehrlich often picks words that are not really synonyms but more like particular examples or even vaguely related terms.