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Roget's International Thesaurus A desk without a good thesaurus is like a house without windows. synonums, but also antonymsRoget s Thesaurus of synonums antonymsEasy to useComplete IndexMany New WordsOver 100,000 wordsSelect the Right WordClassification of WordsKey Words in Bold Type synonums, but also antonymsRoget s Thesaurus of synonums antonymsEasy to useComplete IndexMany New WordsOver 100,000 wordsSelect the Right WordClassification of WordsKey Words in Bold Type Besides being a use full book, I consider Roget s a sort of holy book I could write a book about this book not a biography of the author, but, how this book can change one s life, how it can guide and order a life It has so much power Perhaps I ll take on the project of explaining the way I perceive this book how I use it I ve tried, verbally, but always fail and leave the listener yawning I will work on it, and change this review when its done.For now, let it suffice get the ol Besides being a use full book, I consider Roget s a sort of holy book I could write a book about this book not a biography of the author, but, how this book can change one s life, how it can guide and order a life It has so much power Perhaps I ll take on the project of explaining the way I perceive this book how I use it I ve tried, verbally, but always fail and leave the listener yawning I will work on it, and change this review when its done.For now, let it suffice get the oldest edition possible I ve collected quite a few Make sure you have the preface, dedication and Roget s own preface to the first edition it s great reading what the man who wrote the book on words wrote and so humble, too and of course the listing synopsis of the Categories One can order one s life with this list.Through Goodreads suggestions I find The Man Who Made Lists Roget s biography by Joshua Kendall and plan to read it right away Thanks Does anyone know of a study of the Synopsis of Catagories Just got this, and it s still the best The original Roget s , as the dust jacket says The way it s organized is counter intuitive, at least for me, but it works better than anything else I ve found I ve been accumulating collecting sounds too organized dictionaries and thesauruses thesauri since I was a teenager, and I always come back to the original format Roget s Believing that using exactly the right word is important, for me this book would be worth buying at twice the price. Hard to read Just kept saying the same thing over and over but in different words. Yes, I literally read the thesaurus Twice I m not pretentious, I just love words The most up to date edition of the world s bestselling thesaurus, Roget s International Thesaurus, th Edition, gives writers of all levels an unparalleled aid in using language with precision, grace, and powerThe most comprehensive, user friendly thesaurus available, Roget s features than , words and phrases, including than , all new entries that reflect the very latest in culture and technology, from alpha male to zero tolerance The seventh edition has reduced archaic terminology and addednew word lists, providing greater ease of use and accessibility than any other writer s reference book on the market An indispensable asset for students, writers, reporters, and editors, Roget s International Thesaurus, th Edition is your key to unlocking the power of language It worked for Sylvia Plath Whew I finally flipped through all half a million words and 1,350 pagessike Though I did spend half an hour learning about this behemoth and how to use it, and I feel strong about my acquisition and future choices of my written words. I forget the precise point in my life where I finally got my hands on this magnificent volume it was either late in high school or in the ramp up to college But whenever it was, it was a watershed moment.This is definitely a tool that takes some getting used to, particularly if you have already been using an alphabetical entry thesaurus The Roget s, with its categories and its massive index it must be a third of the page count was very daunting and a bit unfriendly to a young user But once I forget the precise point in my life where I finally got my hands on this magnificent volume it was either late in high school or in the ramp up to college But whenever it was, it was a watershed moment.This is definitely a tool that takes some getting used to, particularly if you have already been using an alphabetical entry thesaurus The Roget s, with its categories and its massive index it must be a third of the page count was very daunting and a bit unfriendly to a young user But once I figured out how the book worked, I was in word heaven I could not imagine not having this within arm s reach while doing writing of any sort now


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About the Author: Barbara Ann Kipfer

Dr Barbara Ann Kipfer born in 1954 is a lexicographer,as well as an archaeologist She has writtenthan 60 books, including 14,000 Things to be Happy About Workman , which hasthan a million copies in print and has given rise to many Page a Day calendars The 25th anniversary edition of the book was published in October 2014 She is the editor of Roget s International Thesaurus.Kipfer is Chief Lexicographer of the company Temnos She has worked for such companies as Google, Dictionary.com and Thesaurus.com, Answers.com, Ask Jeeves, Bellcore Telcordia, Federated Media Publishing, General Electric Research, IBM Research, idealab, Knowledge Adventure, Textdigger, The Chicago Tribune, and WolframAlpha Barbara holds a PhD and MPhil in Linguistics University of Exeter , a PhD in Archaeology Greenwich University , an MA and a PhD in Buddhist Studies Akamai University , and a BS in Physical Education Valparaiso University from Wikipedia