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New Oxford Rhyming Dictionary (2nd edition)

ISBN : 9780199652464

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¥3,652
Author: 
Oxford Dictionaries
Pages
448 Pages
Format
Hardcover
Size
163 x 241 mm
Pub date
Jul 2012

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  • The most attractive and easy-to-use dictionary of rhymes available
  • A list of rhymes and near-rhymes in 35 sections by sound
  • Provides an extensive A-Z index of words guaranteeing ease of use
  • Contains over 45,000 words, with 200 new to this edition
  • Features hints and notes throughout to help writers use rhyme effectively
  • Introduction gives tips for creative writers, and an introduction to the history of rhyme by Professor John Lennard
  • Perfect for writers of all kinds, and for everyone who delights in rhyming

New to this Edition:

  • Over 200 words new to this edition, e.g. AmericanoiPodsub-primevuvuzela

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From writing poems to writing birthday cards, and from the garrett to the classroom, the New Oxford Rhyming Dictionary has what every writer (or budding writer) needs. It contains rhymes for over 45,000 words, including proper names, place names, and foreign terms used in English. 
The organization and layout are remarkably clear, making it easy to find the rhymes you're looking for. Words are grouped clearly by sound and there is also a complete A-Z index to help you quickly navigate to the relevant section. In-text notes offer tips on using rhymes effectively, make suggestions for expanding the rhyming lists included in the book, and give examples of how poets past and present have used rhyme. 
 
The fascinating introduction by Professor John Lennard offers a brief outline of rhyming in its literary and historical contexts, and gives further advice on creative writing. This new edition includes over 200 words added to the Oxford Dictionary of English since the publication of the last edition, including iPodAmericano, and vuvuzela. The New Oxford Rhyming Dictionary is a must-have tool for poets, lyricists, and writers of all kinds, as well as a delight for everyone who likes to play with words.

Index: 

Introduction
Dictionary
Index

"this is a well-researched and comprehensive reference work, but something more besides; there is a remarkable textual richness here which can offer new, original and unexpected insights to the diligent researcher." - Refer

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