The Thinker's Thesaurus: Sophisticated Alternatives to Common Words

Author(s): Peter E. Meltzer


This entertaining and informative reference features sophisticated and surprising alternatives to common words together with no-fail guides to usage. Avoiding traditional thesauruses' mundane synonym choices, Peter E. Meltzer puts each word-whether it's protrepic, apostrophize, iracund, or emulous-in context by using examples from a broad range of contemporary books, periodicals, and newspapers. His new introduction makes the case for why we should widen our vocabulary and use the one right word. This groundbreaking thesaurus remains a unique venture, one that enriches your writing while helping you find the perfect word.

Product Information

Peter E. Meltzer, the author of the best-selling The Thinker's Thesaurus and So You Think You Know Baseball?, is an attorney and a former professor at Rutgers University School of Law.

General Fields

  • : 9780393351255
  • : WW Norton & Co
  • : WW Norton & Co
  • : July 2015
  • : 236mm X 180mm X 48mm
  • : United States
  • : September 2015
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : Peter E. Meltzer
  • : Paperback
  • : Expanded Third Edition
  • : en
  • : 423.12
  • : 720