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OF THE LANGUAGE
Just the Right Word To make the desired meaning clear and exact;
To make a contrast sharp and strong. Also the correct use of Prepositions shown by illustrative examples, and convenient exercises in the accurate use of words.
English Synonyms Antonyms and Prepositions
BY JAMES C. FERNALD “ There is no other book yet offered which is its equal in imparting a mastery of words.”—President Cochran, Brooklyn Polytechnic Inst. Over 7,500 Classified and Discriminated Synonyms; nearly 4,000 Classified Antonyms; Correct Use of Prepositions, and Practical Helps for the Correct Use of Words — all handily arranged and instantly accessible.
A COMPANION TO THE DICTIONARY. A KEY TO
THE TREASURES OF OUR MARVELOUS LANGUAGE Shades of Synonym Meaning Discriminated Clear, Sharp Distinctions Furnished
No two synonyms of a group have pre- Strength and clearness of syntax frecisely the same meaning. Effectiveness quently depend upon antithesis or direct of syntax depends largely on the choice contrast. The number of antonyms in of just the right one of several synonyms. this book is seemingly less than that of Unlike other lists, synonyms are in- synonyms. This is because, in many variably discriminated in this book.
cases, the synonyms of one group are
the antonyms of another. Perplexing Prepositions Simplified Quick means are furnished for finding
Valuable Education Furnished at a glance the correct preposition to use A series of practical exercises on the when, as frequently happens, there is correct use of words is supplied, accomdoubt.
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