The perfect companion to The Large Print American Heritage® Dictionary, The Large Print Roget’s II Thesaurus, Revised Edition, carries the seal of approval of the National Association for Visually Handicapped. This easy-to-read thesaurus will help anyone searching for just the right word. It contains 6,500 synonyms and antonyms, grouped into paragraphs. Each paragraph explains the differences between synonyms and shows words in context. Special features include a list of collective nouns (such as flock), and a list of “collateral adjectives” (such as ursine) next to the noun they correspond to (such as bear). There is also a handy section defining prefixes and suffixes.
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The Editors of the American Heritage Dictionaries are a team of professional lexicographers with advanced degrees in various scholarly fields. The editors familiarize themselves with the vocabulary in specific subject areas, collect materials on new developments and usage, and work with expert consultants to ensure that the content of our publications is as accurate and as up-to-date as possible.