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Word Parts Dictionary

Author : Michael J. Sheehan
ISBN : 9780786435647
Genre : Literary Criticism
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This updated version of the 2000 original is still the only complete resource on the market for finding word parts needed to express a concept. Aside from catering to those who wish to expand their vocabulary, the purpose of this dictionary is to provide convenient word parts to those who may be interested in inventing or deciphering words bearing an established and embedded meaning. Like the first edition, this work is split into three parts presenting the prefixes, suffixes, combining forms, and roots that fit together to form words in English. Part I, the Dictionary proper, provides an alphabetical listing of nearly 4,700 word parts, each entry including a brief definition and two examples of words using that unit. This section benefits from several additions, the most notable of which are embedded etymologies for each entry. Part II, the Finder, is a reverse dictionary of word parts allowing users to start with a meaning or concept and then find word parts which express that meaning. Still the only reverse dictionary of its kind, Part II is updated with over 1,000 new search terms. Part III collects word parts in another reverse dictionary under 18 convenient categories. Each pre-existing category has been expanded when possible, and three entirely new categories have also been added (Eating, Experts, and Measurement Science).

Word By Word

Author : Kory Stamper
ISBN : 9781101870952
Genre : Reference
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“We think of English as a fortress to be defended, but a better analogy is to think of English as a child. We love and nurture it into being, and once it gains gross motor skills, it starts going exactly where we don’t want it to go: it heads right for the goddamned electrical sockets.” With wit and irreverence, lexicographer Kory Stamper cracks open the obsessive world of dictionary writing, from the agonizing decisions about what to define and how to do it to the knotty questions of ever-changing word usage. Filled with fun facts—for example, the first documented usage of “OMG” was in a letter to Winston Churchill—and Stamper’s own stories from the linguistic front lines (including how she became America’s foremost “irregardless” apologist, despite loathing the word), Word by Word is an endlessly entertaining look at the wonderful complexities and eccentricities of the English language.

Macmillan English Dictionary For Advanced Learners

Author : Michael Rundell
ISBN : 3192028785
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Dictionary Of Word Roots

Author : Donald Borror
ISBN : 0874840538
Genre : Reference
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One of the outstanding problems of the biologist, whether he be beginning student or specialists, is that of understanding technical terms. The best way to understand and remember technical terms is to understand first their component parts, or roots. This dictionary has been designed primarily to meet the needs of the beginning student, the medical student, and the taxonomist, but it should be of value to all biologists.

The Wrong Word Dictionary

Author : Dave Dowling
ISBN : 9781936863372
Genre : Language Arts & Disciplines
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The correct usage for more than 2,500 commonly misused words is provided in this concise and accessible handbook that assures, insures, and ensures that anyone who wants to communicate accurately and effectively chooses the right word every time. Arranged alphabetically in pairs (or threes when appropriate), entries are carefully cross-referenced and explained with a sentence, guaranteeing that readers find boycott, even when they look up embargo first. Two dozen accompanying cartoons humorously clarify confusing distinctions between words, making this a fun reference for all word lovers to enjoy.

Dictionary Of Word Origins

Author : Jordan Almond
ISBN : 0806517131
Genre : Language Arts & Disciplines
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This dictionary gives the intriguing origins of hundreds of everyday words and expressions. Useful for reference and fun just for browsing, Dictionary of Word Origins is also a great way to expand vocabulary and enjoy doing it.

English Vocabulary Quick Reference

Author : Roger S. Crutchfield
ISBN : 0965913805
Genre : Reference
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Provides two hundred sixty Greek and Latin word roots and lists words containing those roots along with the definition, entymology, and pronunciation for each

A Large Dictionary English And Dutch In Two Parts

Author : Willem Sewel
ISBN : KBNL:UBU000009890
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A Dictionary Of The Portuguese And English Languages In Two Parts

Author : Antonio Vieyra
ISBN : NYPL:33433000337661
Genre : English language
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The Art Of Critical Reading

Author : Rita McCarthy
ISBN : 9780077794712
Genre : Language Arts & Disciplines
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The Art of Critical Reading provides multiple assessment opportunities, engaging and diverse reading selections, and in-context and essential vocabulary content in an integrated print and digital program designed to prepare students for reading in college and beyond. The Art of Critical Reading uses the theme of art to create an exciting and engaging approach to reading and learning. Integrating art themes through reading selections, visuals,and exercises, the new edition offers a wealth of updated exercises and reading selections drawn from a variety of sources (college textbooks, newspapers, magazines, and classic and contemporary literature) to inspire students to read with passion and care.

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