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Over 1,100 words, grouped under keywords, provide a wide variety of words to make writing more exciting.

Author: Ruth Thomson

Publisher: Black Rabbit Books

ISBN: 1931983089

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 64

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Over 1,100 words, grouped under keywords, provide a wide variety of words to make writing more exciting.
2003-01-01 By Ruth Thomson

This major new edition of the Oxford First Thesaurus will inspire an early love of words and creative writing.

Author: Andrew Delahunty

Publisher: OUP Oxford

ISBN: 0192756834

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 128

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This major new edition of the Oxford First Thesaurus will inspire an early love of words and creative writing. Specially written by children's word experts, it is fun and accessible to first readers and writers, with modern 3D images on every spread. Children will find it fun to explore and it will inspire them to use a wider range of words, fast!
2012-05-03 By Andrew Delahunty

"Other Words will assist young writers to express their thoughts and feelings accurately in writing.

Author: Leigh Tonks

Publisher: Macmillan Education AU

ISBN: 1420265016

Category: English language

Page: 96

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"Other Words will assist young writers to express their thoughts and feelings accurately in writing. It will extend their vocabularies and develop their confidence as writers.It is the ideal first thesaurus, with extensive wordlists in alphabetical orders by keywords commonly used by young students. Features: a clear and lively collection of words fun cartoons to inspire creativity index and simple cross-references appendixes with special subject wordlists, such as animals, civics, e
2008 By Leigh Tonks

Major new edition of the Oxford First Thesaurus in durable hardback format updated to include more related words, synonyms and antonyms to develop children's writing skills and support comprehension.



ISBN: 0192767143

Category: English language

Page: 128

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This major new edition of the Oxford First Thesaurus in hardback format has been updated to include more related words, synonyms and antonyms to develop children's writing skills, support comprehension and inspire a more creative and adventurous use of language. With its accessiblealphabetical layout, fun colourful illustrations and relevant example sentences, it is the perfect resource for home and school to boost vocabulary and spark creative writing skills. Also available in paperback and an ideal companion to the new updated edition of the Oxford First Dictionary. Goonline at for the accompanying free downloadable activities.
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Publisher: Barrons Juveniles

ISBN: 0764131591

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 127

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An illustrated thesaurus contains more than one hundred words accompanied by their synonyms, antonyms, and sample sentences.
2005 By

There were not many words in the first Roget's Thesaurus compared to the
number in a volume like this, but his book was the first collection of synonyms,
antonyms, and other related words. Not only writers, but also many others found it

Author: Philip D. Morehead

Publisher: Penguin

ISBN: 9781101220085

Category: Reference

Page: 912

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The ultimate alphabetically arranged thesaurus that will help you find the right word every time—now bigger and better than ever before! This all-new edition of the classic reference work is the one thesaurus no home or office should be without. As easy to use as a dictionary—and just as important for you to own—this is a unique and indispensable treasury of words that will enable you to express your ideas clearly and effectively. With the synonyms and antonyms for each word listed alphabetically for quick, convenient use, this superior reference volume will help you build your vocabulary, improve your writing skills, and enrich your powers of expression. • Simple to use—no index required • More than 5,000 new words and phrases • 2,000 new synonym entry words for more efficient cross-referencing • 30 new categories • Easy-to-read double-column format • Latest colloquial and slang terms • Quotations and phrases that reveal the fascinating history of each word and the ideas it represents
2002-07-01 By Philip D. Morehead

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.

Author: Christine A. Lindberg

Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA

ISBN: 0195342844

Category: Reference

Page: 1052

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"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.

And a Convenient Resource for Writers When “Good Enough” Isn'T Caleb
Spalding Atwood ... To put “millions” into perspective, two words, can be
arranged two ways: three can be arranged six ways – 123, 132, 231, 213, 312 or

Author: Caleb Spalding Atwood

Publisher: AuthorHouse

ISBN: 9781491817414

Category: Humor

Page: 204

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Literally Billions of Quips,” in the World’s First Quip Thesaurus title has to be the most preposterous claim in history, excepting, of course, claims that Obamacare will reduce costs, etc. What’s shocking, is that the Quip Thesaurus explains how to create “literally billions of quips” in the first two dozen pages, coupled with another dozen pages in an appendix. Even with a “mere” two billion, that’s an average in excess of 55.5 million per page. Atwood distinguishes quips from jokes on the basis of their objectives. The difference between them, he maintains, is that the objective of jokes is to get laughs while the objective of quips is to express opinions. He advocates employing alliteration and rhyme in quips because, they are the “music of language” that increase the likelihood that opinions will make impressions, have staying power and be repeated. Insofar as the sub-title “Resource for writers when good enough isn’t” is concerned, extensive lists of verbs, adverbs and adjectives sans, definitions listed alphabetically in Quip Thesaurus appendices for creating quips, are convenient resources for anyone looking for the most effective words to express themselves – or anxious to confirm those they have in mind are the most effective. All such words are in dictionaries, of course, but wading hundreds of thousands of definitions in tiny print to find them can be a tedious, tiresome and time-consuming task.
2013-10-14 By Caleb Spalding Atwood

It is my contention that if one does not love words—love them—one should not
pursue a life in writing. But then the ... Out of sentimental value I still have my first
thesaurus, dated 1961, the year I entered the seventh grade. This was given to
me ...

Author: Cathleen Rountree

Publisher: Conari Press

ISBN: 9781573245708

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 273

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Written in a question-and-answer format, this guide to writing passionately shows writers how to find ideas and inspiration, break through blocks, and achieve "flow." Original. 25,000 first printing.
2002-02-01 By Cathleen Rountree

Let us concede, first, that the words in bold are not common words known by
everyone, and, second, that the author could ... choices, Pulitzer Prize credentials
or not, and it would have been better writing for him to use the simpler synonyms.

Author: Peter E. Meltzer

Publisher: W. W. Norton & Company

ISBN: 9780393338973

Category: Reference

Page: 720

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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 thesauruses’ mundane synonym choices, Peter E. Meltzer puts each word—whether it’s protrepic, apostrophize, iracund, or emulous—in 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.
2015-08-03 By Peter E. Meltzer

The list is organised into groups of words that have the same or similar meanings
( known as synonyms ) . ... example , ' very big ' would not attract much attention ,
whereas the other words would be much more dramatic . ... Because you are
using ' help ' as a verb , click on the first verb in the lower left panel ( Meanings ) .

Author: Molly Wischhusen

Publisher: Heinemann

ISBN: 0435455982

Category: Information technology

Page: 264

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This text has been written to help readers to achieve the GNVQ diploma in information and communication technology, a course directed towards the acquisition and improvement of skills which are related to the business and computing world.

Author: James Green

Publisher: Good Apple

ISBN: 0813619920



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Presents synonyms with their definitions for a number of common English words.
1986-06 By James Green

Oxford First Thesaurus of public libraries , school libraries and many bookshops
and sometimes I made a truly exciting ... Along the top run words to describe
sounds more precisely , for example ' bang ' , ' bleep ' , ' bubble ' , ' buzz ' , ' clang '

Author: Margaret Mallett

Publisher: Psychology Press

ISBN: 0415253373

Category: Education

Page: 190

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This lively and informative text examines children's first experience of non-fiction during the pre-school and foundation years. Its careful consideration of different kinds of quality non-fiction, including books, posters, charts and computer software will provide a helpful framework from which Early Years teachers can work. The book offers a rich resource of information, with illustrative case studies and many examples of children's responses to non-fiction, providing: coverage of pre-school and foundation years for children up to 6 years of age, references to research findings on the place of non-fiction in early years, and references to The National Literacy Strategy, Early Learning Goals, and the National Curriculum for English.


Publisher: Holt McDougal

ISBN: 0812362136

Category: English language

Page: 213

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Presents synonyms with their definitions for a number of common English words.
1990 By

At the same time , students ' writing will never improve to the extent that it could if
they are always handing in first drafts of ... 13 A BRIEF GLOSSARY OF USAGE
AFFECT , EFFECT It is not surprising that these words are so frequently confused

Author: Visser

Publisher: Pearson South Africa

ISBN: 0636016463

Category: Bibliography

Page: 94

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The Handbook for writers of essays and theses is designed to meet the needs of teachers and students from matriculation level to postgraduate university studies. Both the Author-Date ('Harvard') method and the Author-Title (Modern language Association) method for documenting sources are described in detail.
1992 By Visser

Demonstrate to the class how a writer uses a thesaurus to replace tired words
with synonyms . Begin by ... Have students write a " tired ” word in the first blank
and work with a partner to come up with one or more synonyms for the given
word .

Author: Susan Lunsford

Publisher: Scholastic Inc.

ISBN: 0439205794

Category: Education

Page: 160

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Teacher Susan Lunsford shares her best book-based lessons in every subject area. Launch a measurement lesson with Amy Hest’s The Purple Coat, discuss spelling strategies with Marc Brown’s Arthur’s Teacher Trouble , explore multiplication with Tomie dePaola’s The Art Lesson, and much more! Your students will love the connection to their favorite books—and you’ll love meeting standards while fostering a love of literature. For use with Grades 1-3.
2001-12 By Susan Lunsford

If called be contracted into call'd , or never but not in exact words , use but one
ccmma at either into ne'er , the place of the ... It The writer can avoid the use of
the sign by beginning was formerly written after the letter ċ to give it the the first ...

Author: Francis Andrew March


ISBN: STANFORD:36105129721804

Category: English language

Page: 1440

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But if I were to say that you had a lexicographical library in your hands, you might
first wonder at the meaning of ... that lexicographers are people who write about
words and that the adjectival form must mean: pertaining to writing about words.

Author: Horace Gerald Danner

Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield

ISBN: 9781442233263

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 1008

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Horace G. Danner’s A Thesaurus of English Word Roots is a compendium of the most-used word roots of the English language. As Timothy B. Noone notes in his foreword: “Dr. Danner’s book allows you not only to build up your passive English vocabulary, resulting in word recognition knowledge, but also gives you the rudiments for developing your active English vocabulary, making it possible to infer the meaning of words with which you are not yet acquainted. Your knowledge can now expand and will do so exponentially as your awareness of the roots in English words and your corresponding ability to decode unfamiliar words grows apace. This is the beginning of a fine mental linguistic library: so enjoy!” In A Thesaurus of English Word Roots, all word roots are listed alphabetically, along with the Greek or Latin words from which they derive, together with the roots’ original meanings. If the current meaning of an individual root differs from the original meaning, that is listed in a separate column. In the examples column, the words which contain the root are then listed, starting with their prefixes, for example, dysacousia, hyperacousia. These root-starting terms then are followed by terms where the root falls behind the word, e.g., acouesthesia and acoumeter. These words are followed by words where the root falls in the middle or the end, as in such terms as bradyacusia and odynacusis.. In this manner, A Thesaurus of English Word Roots places the word in as many word families as there are elements in the word. This work will interest linguists and philologists and anyone interested in the etymological aspects of English language.
2014-03-27 By Horace Gerald Danner

Author: Karen L. Greenberg

Publisher: Harpercollins College Division

ISBN: 0065003012

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 403

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[The book] is a rhetoric/worktext that concentrates on building sentence and paragraph writing skills while it provides extensive grammar instruction and practice. Part 1 describes the writing process in seven steps that take the students from prewriting to revising. Part 2 covers the nuts and bolts of writing, discussing sentence structure, grammatical issues, vocabulary development, spelling and mechanics.-Back cover. [The book] does not exclude intellectual and creative matters for reflection and analysis by taking a "remedial" approach; instead, it provides rigorous college-level tasks while showing students how to analyze the decisions they confront as they think and compose.-From the series editor.

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phrases Jeans , P. D. Ship to shore Juvenile literature Terban , M. It figures !
Usage Cochrane , R. The way we word The New York Public Library writer's
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ISBN: UOM:39015078261867

Category: Bibliography


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