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? --words for each entry.
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If you're serious about writing and speaking language that crackles with delightful and obscure words, then you must have this book. As indicated by the title, it is a selective thesaurus containing 50,000 words and phrases, focusing on the more arcane or colorful choices. The main weakness is lack of cross-referencing, but it is nonetheless a superlative supplement to standard thesauri or synonym dictionaries.About the Author:
Eugene Ehrlich wrote and edited numerous reference books on language, including the original Oxford American Dictionary and Amo, Amas, Amat and More.
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Book Description Collins Reference, 1994. Book Condition: New. Brand New, Unread Copy in Perfect Condition. A+ Customer Service! Summary: This impressive thesaurus--containing more than 50,000 uncommon and colorful words--offers logophiles the opportunity to be fortitudinous, furtive, or even grandiloquent when making a polyphony or just pontificating. Introduction by Noah Adams of "All Things Considered". Line art. Bookseller Inventory # ABE_book_new_0062700162
Book Description Collins Reference, New York, NY, 1994. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. Dust Jacket Condition: new dust jacket. 0062700162 New in new dust jacket. Sewn binding. Cloth over boards. 224 p. Contains: Illustrations. Audience: General/trade. Bookseller Inventory # ALIBRIS.0015357
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Book Description Collins Reference, 1994. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # 0062700162
Book Description Collins Reference, 1994. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # P110062700162