Even writers of the best prose get stumped occasionally. So whenever you need a level of vocabulary above the ordinary, beyond the humdrum, ahead of the pedestrian, this reference provides all the help you require. Key synonyms are highlighted, and it also boasts an invaluable supplement, "Literally Speaking," designed to help you steer clear of clichés and sort out difficult or often confused words—such as ingenious and ingenuous, discreet and discrete, and affect and effect. This handy paperback has been developed using Collins Word Web, an unparalleled and constantly updated 2.5-billion-word database of lexical data, so you can be sure you're up to speed with the very latest developments in language.
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Book Description HarperCollins UK, 2005. Paperback. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # 7194668