The Merriam-Webster Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms.pdf
The Merriam-Webster Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms is a concise guide to the understanding and use of synonyms. It is intended for people who wish to appreciate the shades of difference that exist among English words having the same or nearly the same meaning and who wish to be able to choose the precisely suitable word for a particular purpose.
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Merriam-Webster Synonyms and Antonyms is a convenient guider to choosing words precisely. Clear explanations of the distinctions between synonyms. Example phrases included. Antonyms listed at most entries.
The subtleties of language with the Merriam-Webster Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms. This useful reference goes beyond a thesaurus, explaining the fine shades of meaning that differentiate synonyms. Alphabetical arrangement of terms makes words easy to find.