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School Thesaurus

author: J Nakara

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The School Thesaurus is a ready reckoner for alternative words. It has been especially compiled for children aged 10 years and above. It is an ideal tool that will equip them with a wide choice of words to be used in different situations appropriately. It is structured in a simple and easy-to-use style and introduces students to the richness of the English language. The words have been carefully chosen to suit students' ever increasing vocabulary and synonyms are selected keeping in mind the difficulty level vis-à-vis age of the students.

About Author

Jyotsna Nakra, M.A., B.Ed

About the Series

The School Thesaurus is a ready reckoner for alternative words. It has been especially compiled for children aged 10 years and above. It is an ideal tool that will equip them with a wide choice of words to be used in different situations appropriately. It is structured in a simple and easy-to-use style and introduces students to the richness of the English language. The words have been carefully chosen to suit students' ever increasing vocabulary and synonyms are selected keeping in mind the difficulty level vis-à-vis age of the students.

Salient Features

  • Over 3000 carefully selected words from familiar, everyday situations
  • The headwords in bold letters are arranged in alphabetical order
  • Synonyms grouped under different parts of speech lend clarity and facilitate usage
    Synonyms begin with the word that best describes the headword followed by other synonyms
  • Synonyms for words having more than one meaning have been segregated
  • If a word is used as a noun as well as a verb, synonyms are listed under respective parts of speech
  • Antonyms add new dimension and highlight the meaning of the headword by way of contrast
  • Special care has been taken to avoid high-flown and archaic words
  • Lively illustrations complement the text

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