The Oxford Reverse Dictionary

The Oxford Reverse Dictionary

Book - 2002
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How do you find those elusive words that you just can't bring to mind but are on the tip of your tongue? Can you remember the word used to describe a fear of heights? Do you know the word for the plastic used for gramophone records? What is the word for a water slide at a swimming pool?The Oxford Reverse Dictionary will help you find words you can't remember whereas a thesaurus will find alternatives to a word that you know. Words are grouped by subject-related key words, for example lapdog, pack, retriever, and hackles can all be found under the key word dog. -- Contains 31,000 entries listed under a wide range of subject areas and key words -- Ideal for crossword and other word game lovers who want to find the words that they are looking for-- A perfect vocabulary builder, it gives information on related adjectives, irregular plurals, and combining forms
Publisher: Oxford, UK : Oxford University Press, 2002
ISBN: 9780192801135
Branch Call Number: REF 423.1
Characteristics: 403 p. ; 20 cm
Additional Contributors: Edmonds, David


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