This new edition of the Concise Oxford Thesaurus forms part of the new range of Oxford Thesauruses based on the New Oxford Thesaurus of English. It is ideal for helping you pinpoint exactly the right word, whether you are writing a letter, preparing ...
a report, composing an essay, writing creatively, or solving a crossword. Over 333,000 alternative words cover everyday vocabulary as well as more unusual and specialist words, and there is clear labelling of informal, dialect, literary, and technical items. The closest and most useful alternative words are given first, with the word which is closest in meaning to the entry word given in capitals. Other useful features include thousands of example phrases helping you to select the correct word, and opposites and related terms clearly marked. In addition, over 400 boxed noun lists provide a wealth of information on a wide variety of subjects, from alloys and artists to wines and worms. This title replaces ISBN: 0-19-860126-3