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Roget's II: New Thesaurus
by Editors of The American Heritage® Dictionaries

Roget's II: New Thesaurus
Roget's II: New Thesaurus is Houghton Mifflin's easy to use, accurate, and authoritative English thesaurus. This essential reference offers users the resources of the English language to enhance the expressiveness and accuracy of their communications. Roget's II: New Thesaurus combines the most useful features of a thesaurus and a dictionary; each entry contains a short definition as well as a comprehensive list of synonyms for the headword. This up-to-date database also features extensive, and useful, cross-references.



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• This completely new edition of Roget's II: New Thesaurus is based on the solid lexicographic foundation of The American Heritage® Dictionary.
• More than 28,000 individual synonyms
• Short definitions with each entry
• Part of speech tags
• Extensive cross-references



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Sample Entry:

cackle verb
To express amusement, mirth, or scorn by smiling and emitting loud, inarticulate sounds    Syns: laugh, heehaw
noun
An act of laughing     Syns: laugh, heehaw, laughter

femininity  noun
1. The quality or condition of being feminine.     Syns: femaleness, femininity, womanliness
2. Women in general.    Syns: distaff, womankind, womenfolk, femininity

inconvenient adjective
1. Not accessible or handy     Syns: unhandy, inaccessible
2. Difficult to handle or manage     Syns: bulky, clumsy, awkward, cumbrous, unwieldy, cumbersome, unmanageable
3. Causing difficulty, trouble, or discomfort    Syns: difficult, troublesome, incommodious, discomforting, uncomfortable, disadvantageous
4. Not occurring at a favorable time    Syns: untimely, ill-timed, inopportune

pejorative adjective
Tending or intending to belittle     Syns: slighting, belittling, derogatory, detracting, deprecatory, disparaging, depreciatory, uncomplimentary

upset verb
1. To disturb the health or physiological functioning of      Syns: turn, derange, unhinge, disorder, unsettle
2. To turn or cause to turn from a vertical or horizontal position      Syns: topple, overturn, overthrow, turn over, knock over
3. To put out of proper order      Syns: jumble, mix up, muddle, tumble, derange, disrupt, disturb, mess up, disorder, unsettle, disarrange, disorganize
4. To break up the order or progress of      Syns: disrupt, disturb
5. To impair or destroy the composure of     Syns: rock, toss, shake, bother, flurry, ruffle, agitate, disturb, fluster, perturb, disquiet, unsettle, discompose
          noun
1. The act or an example of upsetting      Syns: disruption, disorganization
2. The condition of being physically agitated        Syns: agitation, commotion, convulsion, turbulence
3. A state of discomposure       Syns: dither, flurry, tumult, fluster, flutter, turmoil, disquiet, agitation, perturbation