Harcourt Brace Student Thesaurus
This volume contains 800 main entries, with a group of two to five synonyms for each entry. An example sentence for each synonym shows how the word is distinct from the others in the group. Illustrations are used to further demonstrate subtle More...
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This volume contains 800 main entries, with a group of two to five synonyms for each entry. An example sentence for each synonym shows how the word is distinct from the others in the group. Illustrations are used to further demonstrate subtle differences between related words. An index lists all 3,500 words discussed in the book. “Children will find this an attractive, accessible introduction to thesaurus use.”--School Library Journal
Christopher Morris is owner of Morris Books and a professional lexicographer who has edited more than 20 different dictionaries on a wide variety of subjects. He is editor in chief of the award-winning Academic Press Dictionary of Science and Technology, which provides the largest vocabulary of science yet compiled and features special essays by 120 eminent scientists, including nine Nobel laureates. He served as chief editor of the Macmillan school dictionary series, which includes several of the largest-selling educational dictionaries in U.S. history. He has also been an author of school and college textbooks and has compiled many different scientific glossaries, for fields such as ecology, endocrinology, microbiology, oncology, reproductive biology, and toxicology. He and Cutler Cleveland previously collaborated on the Encyclopedia of Energy, winner of an American Library Association award, for which Dr. Cleveland was editor in chief and he served as chief development editor.