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The concise thesaurus

The concise thesaurus

a dictionary of synonyms and antonyms.

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Published by HarperCollins in London .
Written in English


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First published 1977.

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Open LibraryOL15384350M
ISBN 101855011352

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Its usefulness means that it won't stay on the shelf, however. Language: English. Fowler and H. The thesaurus is the perfect tool to use to improve your writing style, whether you are composing a letter, essay or report, or writing creatively.

It was thoroughly edited by J. It was edited by Judy Pearsall. Condition: New. It was based on the Oxford Dictionary of English 2nd editionwhich Soanes and Stevenson had edited.


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