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The Merriam-Webster Thesaurus

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'The Merriam-Webster Thesaurus' offers over 157,000 synonyms, antonyms, related and contrasted words and idioms, all alphabetically organised with brief definitions of shared meanings.
Paperback, 772 pages
Published January 1st 2005 by Merriam-Webster (first published June 1978)
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I think that it's hilarious that this is on here. (I read the Thesaurus, guys!)
These are the thesauruses (thesauri?) that were in my classroom. Can't say that I personally used them very often, as I prefer the thesaurus write in my word processing program, but some of my students did. Using a thesaurus is probably a writing mini-lesson I should have taught, but I only had about six of them to use for a whole class. Usually the same handful of students would use them a lot, but every once and a while a student would ask for one as if the idea of a thesaurus just came to him ...more
Jun 02, 2007 Amy rated it 2 of 5 stars
Shelves: for-fun
Unfortunately Merrium and Webster were unconcerned about character development (I couldn't find any at all) and there was not much of a plot here. On a more dexterous note, these two authors very adeptly elucidate the many words proffered by the English language. For example, I did learn that supplementary words for "Drunk" include (but are not limited to): overcome, pie-eyed, sloshed, gassed, fuddled, and laced.

Good to be cognizant of.
Apr 08, 2007 Jay rated it 4 of 5 stars  ·  review of another edition
Recommends it for: Someone looking for the right unique word
My dad bought this book, along with the quick speller and dictionary edition (I won't list those but do have them) when I was accepted at K-State. I use the Thesaraus when working on my Resume.
Vincent Ribaya
Small and light in content, but the perfect thesaurus for school/office use. Makes a perfect quick-reference. Personally, it comes really handy when writing papers.
This is the thesaurus I used throughout high school and college. It was fine for then, but it is hardly a modern day resource.
 Danielle The Book Huntress (Angels Weep For Goodreads)
It's already paying for itself. I have found I tend to use the same words over and over again.
Coleen Rafael
must own the bigger version. too handy. a must have for professionals like me. who reviews.
This particular thesaurus will enhance your vocabulary immensely.
Do I need top own this many Thesauri? Do I?
Clay Davis
The idioms and contrast words are very helpful.
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