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Roget's Thesaurus of English Words and Phrases

Author: George Davidson

Publisher: Penguin Group(CA)

ISBN:

Category: English language

Page: 824

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This thesaurus is the essential desk companion for anyone who wants to improve their command, creative use and enjoyment of the English language.
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Roget's Thesaurus of English Words and Phrases

Author: None

Publisher: Penguin UK

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Category: English language

Page: 1296

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Roget's Thesaurus is the world's most famous and trusted word-finder. First published in 1852, it has sold over 32 million copies worldwide and has become the indispensable desk companion for generations of speakers and writers of English. It is essential for anyone who wants to improve their command, creative use and enjoyment of English, and is perfect for composing speeches, or for writing all manner of prose and poetry. It remains, definitively, a writer's best friend.
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Roget's Thesaurus of English Words and Phrases

Author: George W. Davidson

Publisher: Penguin UK

ISBN:

Category: English language

Page: 1232

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Suitable for speakers and writers of English, this thesaurus groups words thematically, thus offering the writer and speaker a creative and subtle means of finding new ways to express their thoughts.
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Roget's Thesaurus of English Words and Phrases

Author: Betty Kirkpatrick

Publisher:

ISBN:

Category: English language

Page: 810

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Contains a hybrid of late 20th century English and mid-19th century taxonomy as well as significant new words in 2000.
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Roget's Thesaurus of English Words and Phrases

Author: Peter Mark Roget

Publisher: Longman Publishing Group

ISBN:

Category: English language

Page: 1247

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This is a pre-1923 historical reproduction that was curated for quality. Quality assurance was conducted on each of these books in an attempt to remove books with imperfections introduced by the digitization process. Though we have made best efforts - the books may have occasional errors that do not impede the reading experience. We believe this work is culturally important and have elected to bring the book back into print as part of our continuing commitment to the preservation of printed works worldwide.

Roget's Thesaurus of English Words and Phrases

Author: Peter Mark Roget

Publisher: Library of Alexandria

ISBN:

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Page: 191

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1. BEING, IN THE ABSTRACT 1. Existence -- N. existence, being, entity, ens[Lat.], esse [Lat.], subsistence. reality, actuality; positiveness &c adj.; fact, matter of fact, sober reality; truth &c 494; actual existence. presence &c (existence in space) 186; coexistence &c 120. stubborn fact, hard fact; not a dream &c 515; no joke. center of life, essence, inmost nature, inner reality, vital principle. [Science of existence], ontology. V. exist, be; have being &c n.; subsist, live, breathe, stand, obtain, be the case; occur &c (event) 151; have place, prevail; find oneself, pass the time, vegetate. consist in, lie in; be comprised in, be contained in, be constituted by. come into existence &c n.; arise &c (begin) 66; come forth &c (appear) 446. become &c (be converted) 144; bring into existence &c 161. abide, continue, endure, last, remain, stay. Adj. existing &c v.; existent, under the sun; in existence &c n.; extant; afloat, afoot, on foot, current, prevalent; undestroyed. real, actual, positive, absolute; true &c 494; substantial, substantive; self-existing, self-existent; essential. well-founded, well-grounded; unideal†, unimagined; not potential &c 2; authentic. Adv. actually &c adj.; in fact, in point of fact, in reality; indeed; de facto, ipso facto. Phr. ens rationis [Lat.]; ergo sum cogito [Lat.], thinkest thou existence doth depend on time? [Byron].