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The American Heritage® Thesaurus for Learners of English
by Joyce LeBaron and Susanna LeBaron

The American Heritage® Thesaurus for Learners of English
Learning to use synonyms in another language can be hard, challenging, complicated, even trying. This unique reference, the only book of its kind in the U.S. market, contains more than 6,000 synonyms that have been carefully chosen for their usefulness to students of English, both intermediate and advanced. Every synonym has a short, clear definition that helps distinguish it from other synonyms in its group and its own example sentence showing proper usage and clarifying shades of meaning. A useful appendix includes thematic word groups, a list of frequently misspelled words, irregular verbs, and information on common idioms, sound-alikes, and other areas of difficulty for English learners.



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• Every synonym has a short, clear definition that helps distinguish it from other synonyms in its group.
• Every synonym has its own example sentence that shows proper usage and clarifies shades of meaning.
• A useful appendix includes a list of irregular English verbs with full example sentences and a list of common English expressions showing the proper use of prepositions.



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Sample Entry:

flavor

noun the quality that causes something to have a distinctive taste: What flavor of ice cream would you like?

aftertaste a taste that remains in the mouth: Coffee has a somewhat bitter aftertaste.
tang a sharp, strong flavor taste: I like the tang of lemon.
taste the sensation of sweet, sour, salty, or bitter flavors produced by a substance placed in the mouth: Do you like the taste of onions?
zest added flavor or interest: She gives zest to her cooking by adding herbs and spices.