OXFORD UNIVERSITY PRESS

The Oxford Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms (3rd edition)

ISBN : 9780198705185

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Oxford Dictionaries
Pages
512 Pages
Format
Paperback
Size
129 x 196 mm
Pub date
May 2014
Series
Oxford Quick Reference
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  • An essential point of reference for anyone wanting to develop their vocabulary
  • Authoritative and up-to-the-minute coverage of over 140,000 alternative and opposite words
  • Quick and easy to use, with closest and most frequently used synonyms listed first
  • Thousands of real examples of usage from the Oxford English Corpus help you to identify the correct word
  • Invaluable commonly confused words supplement explains the crucial differences between similar words that are often mixed up
  • Wordfinder thematic lists - from chemical elements and clothing to phobias and flowers - help to increase your wordpower

New to this Edition:

  • Brand new text based on the renowned Oxford English Corpus

 
Authoritative, accessible, and completely up to date, The Oxford Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms is an invaluable guide for anyone wanting to build their vocabulary and improve their writing skills. Over 140,000 alternative and opposite words are given with the closest, most frequently used synonyms listed first; in addition, thousands of real-life examples of usage from the Oxford English Corpus enable the reader to pinpoint the relevant word quickly and easily. 

Also included is a useful centre section designed to improve your knowledge of the language, consisting of: a commonly confused words supplement that explains the crucial differences between similar words that are often mixed up; and a Wordfinder section that offers a selection of thematic lists - from chemical elements and clothing to phobias and flowers.

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TThe Oxford Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms
Commonly confused words
Wordfinder

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