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3 edition of Roget"s Thesaurus of English words and phrases. found in the catalog.

Roget"s Thesaurus of English words and phrases.

Roget"s Thesaurus of English words and phrases.

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Published by Viking in London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

This ed. originally published: 1987. - Previous ed: 1982.

ContributionsKirkpatrick, E. M. 1941-, Roget, Peter Mark, 1779-1869.
The Physical Object
Paginationl,1254p. ;
Number of Pages1254
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22115038M
ISBN 10067086238X

It accreted. Project Gutenberg updates its listing of IP addresses approximately monthly. Avoir peur, Manny, avoir not just un peu peur, avoir un very big peur. Photo: Peter Mark Roget This tombstone of a book still teaches the lesson that Roget learned.

Avoir peur, Manny, avoir not just un peu peur, avoir un very big peur. ETA: But after some thought - maybe a thesaurus would be useful when you just need your memory jogged. This book has an active table of contents which is very helpful. The Thesaurus is a dictionary of meanings rather than words. The great irony of Roget is that this most usable of books has no obvious use. Occasionally, the website mis-applies a block from a previous visitor.

Like, not as a way to learn whole new words, but rather as a tool for times when you know that the word you've used isn't quite right either because of repetition or because the connotation isn't quite what you're looking forand need suggested replacements. In the and editions, Affections has been replaced by Emotion, religion, and morality. It serves as a great reference guide and dictionary for me. Johnny Maven Fantastic! And on every second page alternatif was, dare I reveal mon embarrassemente, an explicit hand-drawn and coloured picture of une reptile ancient et humungous described as "le Thesaurus".


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Roget"s Thesaurus of English words and phrases. Download PDF Ebook

This Roget's thesaurus is really good!! It is even utopian. Lloydand Betty Kirkpatrick The chicken-and-egg relationship between language and thought bedevils Roget's Thesaurus. Photo: Peter Mark Roget I wasn't sure what thesaurus I should buy to take with me for college.

One of the most general words is chosen to typify the spectrum as its headword, which labels the whole group. Now there are even more. Barrie stated "[ Captain Hook Rogets Thesaurus of English words and phrases.

book is not wholly evil [h]e has a Thesaurus in his cabin". The following is the content and layout of part of set no. With a dictionary, the user looks up a word to find its meaning.

Roget's Thesaurus has proven to be extremely helpful for me. Some of Aristotle's Categories are included in Roget's first class "abstract relations". Avoir peur, Manny, avoir not just un peu peur, avoir un very big peur. There have been many changes between andbut Roget's basic structure survives in the Longman work, whose latest edition is entitled The Original Roget's Theasaurus to disintinguish it from various adaptations by other publishers, especially alphabetic versions in the US.

At this third level come the specific sets of words, among which are italicized keywords preceded by numbers. Yes, Manny had tricked moi in the most heartless et despicable fashion a la creme de la creme anglaise. Erin Stephenson I love this thesaurus!!!! With some embarrassment, naturally, but also with some success.

Just as his hero, the 18th century naturalist Carl Linnaeus divided animals into six classes, Roget divvied up his concepts as follows: I Abstract Relations.

This is music to any ear which has never quite caught the unbidden murmurings of the muse. The novelist Jim Crace, hunting for something else entirely, chanced on the perfect name for a carrion insect he was trying to invent, and thus the "swag fly" took wing. I imagine it would prove helpful for anyone, though.

Roget's Thesaurus of English Words and Phrases by Peter Mark Roget (1992, Hardcover)

The cross-references developed by Roget's son enabled linkages between far-flung headings, and so allowed word-searches across the whole structure rather than simply within categories.

Searching in vain for a word meaning "violin-shaped" for a description of small waves breaking on a beach, I found "rhipidate", meaning "fan-shaped", thereby saving myself from "panduriform" supplied later by Tibor Fischeralthough "scalloped" would have been better than either.

ETA: But after some thought - maybe a thesaurus would be useful when you just need your memory jogged. Since then there have been three revisions: by Robert A. Photograph by Ernest Edwards, Roget was obsessed with symmetry. But by whom? Occasionally, the website mis-applies a block from a previous visitor.

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Davidson This is a useful reference work, ideal for anyone wanting to write a letter, solve a crossword, or write any manner of prose or poem.