By Laurence Urdang
First released in 1991, the very profitable first version of The Oxford glossary has now offered over 126,000 copies. This re-creation (NB new format), which for the 1st time comprises antonyms in general A-Z textual content, besides many extra new synonyms, broadens the book's attraction nonetheless additional. The Oxford glossary continues to be the main worthwhile A-Z glossary on hand this present day, with more effective advice for the consumer than the other competing identify. round 350,000 synonyms and antonyms, overlaying basic English in addition to millions of nearby and idiomatic phrases and expressions, are indexed in A-Z shape for ease of reference. beneficiant and unique labelling exhibits how one can use synonyms, and instance sentences all through make it even more straightforward to opt for the right kind synonym. the main valuable synonyms (ie those who are closest in desiring to the headword) are indexed first - a extra beneficial association than an easy alphabetical directory below the headword. If the notice for that you search another isn't really to be came upon as a headword, you could easily flip to the synonym index which lists 265,000 synonyms and exhibits you less than which headword every one synonym is found. furthermore, all synonyms which even have their very own headword access (at which extra similar phrases will be came upon) are indicated via an easy cross-reference image. at the first version: 'handier than Roget either in being alphabetical and in providing example-sentences. The mot juste in exactly a mo.' Prof. Sir Randolph Quirk, The Observer.