Merriam-Webster's Dictionary of Synonyms

Merriam-Webster's Dictionary of Synonyms

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qThe ideal guide to choosing the right word. Entries go beyond the word lists of a thesaurus, explaining important differences between synonyms. Provides over 17, 000 usage examples. Lists antonyms and related words.qA bactericide is a germicide that destroys all kinds of bacteria (but does not necessarily kill bacterial spores). ... The same distinctions hold for the corresponding adjectives antiseptic, germicidal, bactericidal, disinfectant. antisocial asocial, *unsocial ... with reference to the tip or top point of a cone, a pyramid, or a conic section that a fundamental difference in aphorism implications is often ignored.

Title:Merriam-Webster's Dictionary of Synonyms
Author:Merriam-Webster, Inc
Publisher:Merriam-Webster - 1984-01-01


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