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Presents more than 150,000 up-to-date entries with their definitions and synonyms, as well as quick-reference sections on weights and measures, chemical elements, signs and symbols, U.S. presidents, and state capitals.
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A unique reference that combines the best features of both dictionary and thesaurus, this revolutionary volume is available in a convenient paperback format perfect for anyone who finds themselves frequently in need of an amplified vocabulary.
Integrates dictionary and thesaurus in one volume by combining meanings and related words in one entry, and offers appendices that include proverbs, chemical elements, the periodic table, and musical notation