Author(s): Barbara Ann Kipfer
Combining scholarly authority with a new awareness of todayâ��s communication demands, Rogetâ��s 21st Century Thesaurus is the simple, reliable way to find the perfect word for your needs. It features an easy-to-use dictionary format plus a revolutionary Concept Index that arranges words by idea, thus enhancing the userâ��s process of association and leading to scores of additional selections. The inclusion of a wide spectrum of words and phrases with each entry â�� from sophisticated choices to completely new vocabulary in the language â�� brings users an exceptional number of alternatives to fit any variation of style and tone.
Created by the highly respected Princeton Language Institute
More word choices than any other thesaurus â�� over 1 million words!
Concise definitions for each main entry
A revolutionary Concept Index â�� arranged by idea, it mirrors the way we actually think!
No obsolete terms â�� all synonyms and antonyms reflect modern usage.
"EXCEPTIONAL...unique words and groupings...this source is a gem!" "--Booklist"
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Barbara Ann Kipfer is the head lexicographer of ROGET'S 21st CENTURY THESAURUS. She holds a Ph.D. and an M.Phil in Linguistics from England's University of Exeter, and is a pioneer in electronic lexical systems. She has designed and assembled lexicographic references and conducted lexicographic researched for many clients. She is a member of the Dictionary Society of North America, the Association of Computational Linguistics, and the European Association for Lexicography. She is also the bestselling author of 14,000 Things to be Happy About.