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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. 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, L.H.D.
New and Enlarged Edition “There is no other book yet offered which is its equal in imparting a
mastery of words."-President Cochran, Brooklyn Polytechnic Institute. Over 8,100 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 Clear, Sharp Distinctions Discriminated
Furnished No two synonyms of a group have
Strength and clearness of syntax precisely the same meaning. Effec
frequently depend upon antithesis or tiveness of syntax depends largely on
direct contrast. The number of anto. the choice of just the right one of
nyns in this book is seemingly less several synonyms. Unlike other lists,
than that of synonyms. This is besynonyms are invariably discriminated in this book.
cause, in many cases, the synonyms of
one group are the antonyms of another. Perplexing Prepositions Simplified
Valuable Education Furnished Quick means are furnished for find. A series of practical exercises on ing at a glance the correct preposition the correct use of words is supplied, to use when, as frequently happens, accompanied by quotations by the there is doubt.
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