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Similes Dictionary

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ISBN-10: 1578594332

ISBN-13: 9781578594337

Edition: 2nd 2013

Authors: Elyse Sommer

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Packed with more than 16,000 imaginative, colorful phrases—from “abandoned as a used Kleenex” to “quiet as an eel swimming in oil”—this reference will help any politician, writer, or lover of language find the perfect simile, be it original or banal, verbose or succinct. Citing more than 2,000 sources—from the Bible, Socrates, Shakespeare, Mark Twain, and H. L. Mencken to popular movies, music, and television shows—theSimile Dictionarycovers hundreds of subjects broken into thematic categories that include topics such as virtue, anger, age, ambition, importance, and youth, helping readers find the fitting phrase quickly and easily. Perfect for setting the atmosphere, making a point, and or…    
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Book details

List price: $91.95
Edition: 2nd
Copyright year: 2013
Publisher: Visible Ink Press
Publication date: 5/11/2013
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 660
Size: 7.25" wide x 9.50" long x 1.44" tall
Weight: 2.244
Language: English

How to Use This Book
Table of Thematic Categories
The Similes
Author Index