The Thinker's Thesaurus by Peter E. Meltzer
Sophisticated Alternatives to Common Words (Expanded Second Edition)

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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.
 

About Peter E. Meltzer

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Peter E. Meltzer, the author of the best-selling The Thinker’s Thesaurus and So You Think You Know the Presidents?, is an attorney and a former professor at Rutgers University School of Law. He is a long-suffering Phillies fan.
 
Published May 3, 2010 by W. W. Norton & Company. 720 pages
Genres: Education & Reference. Non-fiction

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