The American Heritage Desk Dictionary

Author: American Heritage

Publisher: Houghton Mifflin

ISBN: 9780547708133

Category: Reference

Page: 951

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Contains over seventy thousand entries, including over two thousand new words and their meanings, as well as illustrations, photographs, and guidance on correct usage.

The American Heritage College Writer's Dictionary

Author: American Heritage Dictionary

Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt

ISBN: 9780547857855

Category: Reference

Page: 1093

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Presents a dictionary for college and advanced high school students which in addition to word definitions also includes a punctuation and style guide, notes on word origins, and a gazetteer of countries, states, and capitals.

The American Heritage College Dictionary

Author: N.A

Publisher: Houghton Mifflin

ISBN: 9780547247663

Category: Reference

Page: 1636

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A latest edition of an authoritative college dictionary includes recently prominent terms and new biographical entries as well as updates to such signature feature sections as Word History, Usage and Living Language.

Webster's New World College Dictionary, Fifth Edition

Author: Editors Of Webster's New World College Dictionaries

Publisher: Webster's New World

ISBN: 9780544598225

Category:

Page: 1728

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"Webster s New WorldCollege Dictionary, Fifth Edition," presents the very best a college dictionary can offer, with all the user-friendly qualities that have distinguished the Webster's New World name for decades. A clear and accessible defining style, compelling feature notes, full-page tables and charts, hundreds of drawings that complement the definitions, and authoritative guidance on usage and style points make this the perfect dictionary for use at school, at the office, or at home. This edition has been updated for 2016 with dozens of new words and senses and hundreds of revisions."

The American Heritage Thesaurus

Author: Houghton Mifflin Company,VARIOS AUTORES

Publisher: Delta

ISBN: 9780385338783

Category: Reference

Page: 713

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Presents thousands of slang and regional words along with the more stable lexicon of English words, arranged alphabetically, along with cross references, examples, and quotations.

How to Tell Fate from Destiny

And Other Skillful Word Distinctions

Author: Charles Harrington Elster

Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt

ISBN: 1328583236

Category: Reference

Page: 320

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If you have trouble distinguishing the verbs imitate and emulate, the relative pronouns that and which, or the adjectives pliant, pliable, and supple, never fear—How to Tell Fate from Destiny is here to help! With more than 500 headwords, the book is replete with advice on how to differentiate commonly confused words and steer clear of verbal trouble. Whether you’re a boomer, a Gen-Xer, or a millennial, if you peruse, browse, or even skim these spindrift pages you will (not shall) become versed in the fine art of differentiation. You will learn, for example, ■ how to tell whether you suffer from pride, vanity, or hubris ■ how to tell whether you’re contagious or infectious ■ how to tell if you’re pitiful or pitiable ■ how to tell if you’re self-centered or self-absorbed ■ how to live an ethical life in a moral universe

A Cat Named Swan

Author: Holly Hobbie

Publisher: Random House Books for Young Readers

ISBN: 0553537466

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 32

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Discover this beautiful pet-adoption story from Holly Hobbie, the creator of the bestselling Toot & Puddle series and one of the most treasured children’s illustrators of all time. Beloved author-illustrator Holly Hobbie presents the story of a rescue cat’s adoption, the paradise he finds, and the transformative joy he brings to his new family. Holly Hobbie’s intricate watercolors evoke the small kitten’s hardscrabble life as powerfully as they do his blissful one. This story tugs the heartstrings and is a testament to the importance of pet adoption and the powerful ways that pets connect with their people.

Merriam-Webster's Visual Dictionary

Author: Jean Claude Corbeil

Publisher: Merriam Webster

ISBN: 9780877791515

Category: Reference

Page: 1112

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More than 20,000 words in the English language are grouped into similar categories--such as astronomy, house, human being, plants and society--and explained using detailed, labeled illustrations.

The American Heritage Book of English Usage

A Practical and Authoritative Guide to Contemporary English

Author: Editors of the American Heritage Dictionaries

Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt

ISBN: 9780547563213

Category: Reference

Page: 304

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For the first time, the editors of the acclaimed American Heritage(R) Dictionary have applied their efforts to word usage as its own subject. The result is this practical guide that includes chapters on grammar, style, diction, gender, social groups, pronunciation, word formation, science terms, and a subject and a word index.

English Skills with Readings

Author: John Langan

Publisher: McGraw-Hill Higher Education

ISBN: 007776840X

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 736

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Grounded in John Langan’s Four Bases - unity, coherence, sentence skills, and support - English Skills with Readings employs a unique personalised learning plan to address student deficits in grammar and mechanics and to free instructional time for activities emphasising writing process and critical thinking. English Skills with Readings features John Langan's trademark crystal - clear explanations, along with his range of motivating activities and writing assignments that reinforce the four bases of effective writing. The new edition adds a variety of exciting new features to John Langan's proven approach, and reinstates much-requested material from previous editions.

Concise Oxford American Dictionary

Author: Oxford Dictionaries,Oxford University Press

Publisher: Oxford University Press

ISBN: N.A

Category: Reference

Page: 1128

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Based on the groundbreaking "New Oxford American Dictionary," this concise edition includes more than 180,000 entries and definitions, complete with pronunciations, parts of speech, syllabification, inflected forms, and derivatives.

The Chambers Dictionary

Author: Chambers of Editors,Chambers

Publisher: Chambers Harrap Pub Limited

ISBN: 9781473602250

Category: Reference

Page: 1936

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Encompassing more than 620,000 words and phrases, this reference of the English language covers both old and new words, the commonplace and the unusual, with information on idioms, pronunciation, and etymologies.

The Oxford Desk Dictionary and Thesaurus

Author: BERKLEY PUBLISHING,Oxford University Press

Publisher: Berkley Publishing Group

ISBN: 9780425160084

Category: Reference

Page: 972

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A definitive language resource presents more than 150,000 up-to-date entries, along with their definitions and synonyms, as well as quick-reference sections on weights and measures, chemical elements, signs and symbols, U.S. presidents, states and capitals, and other features. Original.

Merriam-Webster's Pocket Dictionary

Author: Merriam-Webster, Inc

Publisher: Merriam-Webster Incorporated

ISBN: 9780877795308

Category: Reference

Page: 407

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New edition! The perfect dictionary for quick, on-the-go language reference. Features 40,000 entries. Clear, concise, definitions, variant spellings, and pronunciations. Includes a brief guide to punctuation.

The American Heritage Children's Thesaurus

Author: Paul Hellweg

Publisher: Houghton Mifflin

ISBN: 9780547659541

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 280

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Presents over four thousand alphabetically arranged words with several synonyms and an illustrative sentence for each.

Merriam-Webster's Intermediate Dictionary

Author: Merriam-Webster

Publisher: Merriam-Webster

ISBN: 9780877796978

Category:

Page: 1024

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The next step in refining language skills, this fully revised illustrated dictionary focuses on the needs of students in grades 6-8. Expanded word coverage and more advanced dictionary features are presented in ways to help students ages 11-14 read, write, and speak effectively. * Nearly 70,000 entries including new words and definitions from the fields of science, technology, entertainment, and health * More than 22,000 usage examples * More than 1,000 illustrations * Abundant word history paragraphs and synonym paragraphs

Collins English Dictionary

Author: Collins UK

Publisher: Collins

ISBN: 9780007522743

Category: Englisch

Page: 2340

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The home of living English The largest single volume dictionary in print celebrates the extraordinary breadth and changing nature of world English, containing 80,000 new look-up words, and 100,000 new meanings. The dictionary is drawn from the Collins Corpus, the largest in the world with more than 4.5 billion words, and combined with a selection of emerging words submitted by the public via the award-winning collinsdictionary.com, the Collins English Dictionary is a democratic snapshot of real English as it is spoken today around the world. Word lovers, word gamers, word geeks. At work, at home and at school. All will be drawn in by evolving definitions, new, rare and quirky words. Explore the ever-changing landscape of the English language with award-winning author Mark Forsyth's insights in which he casts an analytical eye over the latest fields and shifts in meaning that the dictionary reflects. In an innovation that will delight word gamers and crossword solvers, the Collins English Dictionary also now uniquely includes words previously only found in the official Scrabble(tm) word list. New words, new meanings, new uses Always at the cutting edge of language change Collins offers you the very best of the new and emerging words, those that haven't quite made it yet, the ones we all love - and those we love to hate. Word enthusiast Lucy Mangan shares her passion and pique as she delves into these murky waters, taking you on a journey into the peculiarities of the new words creation process. Available in a format to suit you The Times said that "the Collins English Dictionary is a book to be treasured, no home should be without one". The 12th edition of the Collins English Dictionary is beautifully designed and printed, and despite the increase in words it is now lighter and easier to hold. Designed for day-to-day use, with a clear layout and virtual thumb tabs it is available flexible formats to suit every user - in print, as a Kindle ebook and an Apple app.