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6 edition of The Right word found in the catalog.

The Right word

a concise thesaurus : based on the American Heritage dictionary.

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  • 39 Currently reading

Published by Houghton Mifflin in Boston .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • English language -- Synonyms and antonyms.

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesAmerican Heritage dictionary of the English language.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPE1591 .R5
    The Physical Object
    Paginationiv, 261 p. ;
    Number of Pages261
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL4716883M
    ISBN 100395266726
    LC Control Number78003467
    OCLC/WorldCa3730392

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As for the content, it is what it is/5(28). Inspired by the taxonomy of Swedish physician and botanist Linnaeus, teenage Peter studied medicine in Scotland, eventually establishing a practice in London, and he worked on a book of word classifications, completing it in for his own reference.

Roget lectured, invented (the slide rule and the pocket chess set) and. The Right Word: Roget and His Thesaurus: written by Jen Bryant illustrated by Melissa Sweet Eerdmans Books for Young Readers, ISBNhardcover, $ Picture book, all ages: For shy young Peter Mark Roget, books were the best companions—and it wasn’t long before Peter began writing his own book.

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The back of the cover is the left-facing page. And when he put them into long, neat rows, he felt as if the world itself clicked into order.” Yet Roget wasn’t merely a reclusive scholar. He meant for his thesaurus to have a democratizing effect: “I want everyone to be able to use my word book.

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