MERRIAM WEBSTERS EVERYDAY LANGUAGE REFERENCE SET by MERRIAM - WEBSTER INC.
An attractive affordable reference set which contains: The Merriam-Webster Dictionary - best-selling dictionary covers core vocabulary with new words added from a variety of fields. More than 75,000 updated definitions, prnunciations, word origins, synonym lists, and over 8,000 usage examples to aid understanding - more than ever before. Useful tables and special sections on Foreign Words and Phrases, Biographical Names, and Geographical Names. The Merriam-Webster Thesaurus - A treasury of word choices in alphabetical arrangement. Over 150,000 word choices include synonyms, antonyms, related words, and idiomatic phrases. Brief definitions describe shared meanings. Merriam-Webster's Vocabulary Builder - Designed to improve language skills. 250 Greek and Latin roots aid in learning 1,200 words plus 2,000 closely related terms. Fact-filled paragraphs, helpful example sentences, and numerous quizzes make this volume perfect for students preparing for standardized tests.