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1000 Words to Expand Your Vocabulary

The Oxford English Dictionary contains 175,000 words in common usage and yet linguists estimate that a vocabulary of 3,000 is sufficient to cover ninety-five per cent of common usage in speech and pri..

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Best American Infographics 2016

Another year, another superb volume. Nature The year s most awesome (RedOrbit) infographics reveal aspects of our world in often startling ways from a haunting graphic mapping the journey of 15,790 ..

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Cambridge Phrasal Verbs Dictionary


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Collins English Dictionary

The most up-to-date and information-packed dictionary of its size available. With spelling, grammar and pronunciation help, plus a practical writing guide, the Pocket Dictionary gives you all the ever..

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Collins English Dictionary and Thesaurus

Two books in one with all the words you need at your fingertips. With matching dictionary and thesaurus entries on the same page, you'll never be stuck for words again! With all the main entry words s..

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Collins English Dictionary and Thesaurus: Essential Edition

All the words you need, every day: the perfect reference book to broaden your knowledge of English, and is ideal for everyday use, at home, in the office or at school, in a durable format. Drawn from ..

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Collins English Dictionary Reference edition: 290,000 words and phrases

The perfect reference dictionary for everyday use with over 290,000 words, phrases, and definitions and now updated with thousands of fascinating encyclopedic entries with key facts and dates, people ..

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Collins English Dictionary: Essential Edition

All the words you need, every day: the perfect dictionary reference for daily use, including all the words, phrases and definitions you need in a durable format. Language notes help you choose the rig..

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Collins English Essential Thesaurus

All the words you need, every day: the perfect word reference for daily use with 300,000 synonyms and antonyms in a durable format. With practical usage notes, and a fantastic supplement, this is the ..

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Collins English Paperback Thesaurus

The perfect word reference for daily use with 300,000 synonyms and antonyms. Contains practical usage notes, and a fantastic crossword-solving supplement, this is the ideal thesaurus to take your lang..

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Collins English Thesaurus: Essential Edition

All the words you need, every day: the perfect word reference for daily use in a durable format. With practical usage notes, and a fantastic supplement, this is the ideal thesaurus to take your langua..

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Collins Gem New Zealand Dictionary

A fully up-to-date new edition, including the most popular new words to enter the English language. With extensive coverage of New Zealand words and meanings. The ideal portable companion for a..

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Collins Gem School Dictionary

The perfect portable dictionary for all students aged 11-14. This dictionary has been updated to include around 20,000 entries, and includes all the words you need to know for school and exams, still ..

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Collins New Zealand Compact Dictionary

Packed with fascinating features on language, this is the ideal handy reference for people who love language. With extended word histories, surprising folk etymologies, notes on words borrowed from o..

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Collins Pocket English Thesaurus

The ideal word finder with a wide range of up-to-date entries, a generous choice of synonyms, and thousands of antonyms, giving unrivalled everyday language coverage for a thesaurus of its size. The h..

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Collins School - Collins Gem School Dictionary & Thesaurus

The perfect reference for all students aged 11-14. A combined dictionary and thesaurus, in the best-selling Gem format, with a new flexi binding, it has been developed with teachers to be the perfect ..

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Compendium of Collective Nouns: From an Armory of Aardvarks to a Zeal of Zebras

This illustrated guide compiles over 2,000 collective nouns and brings them to life in stunningly colorful, graphic artwork from the design dynamos at Woop Studios. Chock-full of treasures of the Engl..

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Creative Writing Coursebook, The

The success and popularity of creative writing courses at universities across the country belies the myth that writing can't be taught. The Creative Writing Coursebook, edited by Julia Bell an..

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Dictionary of Slang in New Zealand

"Sidney Baker, Harry Orsman and David McGill have all produced wonderful collections of New Zealand-bred slang terms. I have taken a blanket approach, stuffing everything in regardless of its origins...

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Dictionary of Symbols, A

From the Egyptians on, no form of learning was more vital to the ancient world than the knowledge of symbols, and it was no less important to the civilizations of the Orient, even into modern times. I..

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Dreyer's English: An Utterly Correct Guide to Clarity and Style

A witty, informative guide to writing from Random House's longtime copy chief and one of Twitter's leading language gurus--in the tradition of The Elements of Style "Utterly delightful . . . will stan..

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Dreyer's English: An Utterly Correct Guide to Clarity and Style: The UK Edition

_______________________ 'An utterly delightful book to read, Dreyer's English will stand among the classics on how to use the English language properly.' ELIZABETH STROUT 'A complete joy. For t..

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English-Swedish Dictionary

The Prisma suite of English-Swedish and Swedish-English dictionaries is recognized around the world as the best resource for these languages. Students, travelers, scholars, and native speakers have de..

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Grammar Girl Presents the Ultimate Writing Guide for Students

From New York Times bestselling author and creator of the top ranked Grammar Girl podcast, Mignon Fogarty, comes her bestselling Grammar Girl Presents the Ultimate Writing Guide for Students. Wit..

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Health Sci Bible


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Higher Education Research Methodology: A Step-by-Step Guide to the Research Process

This book is for anyone who wishes to improve university teaching and learning through systematic inquiry. It provides advice, but also a constructive critique of research methods and, in turn, the au..

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How To Read a Book


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How to Research 4E

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Information is Beautiful - New Edition

A visual guide to how the world really works, through stunning infographics and data visualisations, thoroughly revised, recalculated and reimagined for this new edition. We are overwhelmed by informa..

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Knowledge is Beautiful

This is about much more than just information...This a fascinating and thoroughly modern glimpse of world knowledge, designed in David McCandless's inspirational and boundary-pushing signature visual ..

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Little Book of Shakespeare: Quotations for Every Occasion

A carefully-selected collection of themed quotations to honour Shakespeare's legacy to the world on the 400th anniversary of the death of the most famous writer of all time. Find out what Shakespeare ..

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Little Oxford Dictionary of Quotations

This updated edition is the perfect gift for every occasion. From Shakespeare and Mark Twain to Albert Einstein and Kate Moss, this dictionary features 4,000 of the best and most popular quotations of..

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Little Oxford Dictionary of Word Origins

Did you know that coconut derives from the Spanish and Portuguese coco for 'grinning face'? Or that giraffes used to be called camelopards? Or that walrus has its origin in Dutch, meaning 'whale horse..

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Metaphors Be with You: An A to Z Dictionary of History's Greatest Metaphorical Quotations

For three thousand years, great thinkers and writers have relied on metaphor to articulate profound thoughts, give voice to powerful emotions, and creatively explain complex ideas. But metaphorical la..

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New Oxford Style Manual

The New Oxford Style Manual brings together the new editions of two essential reference works in a single volume. Combining New Hart's Rules with the New Oxford Dictionary for Writers and Editors, thi..

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Numeracy Tests For Dummies

The easy way to get practice and excel at numeracy tests Whether you're looking for a new job, applying to certain university courses, or attempting to join the military, you're increasingly likely to..

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Order of Things: How hierarchies help us make sense of the world

From the Private First Class who knows his place (above a Private but below a Lance Corporal), to the classification of the natural world (Species, Genus, Family, Order . . .), we introduce hierarchie..

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Oxford Dictionary of English Idioms

Did you know that 'flavour of the month' originated in a marketing campaign in American ice-cream parlours in the 1940s, when a particular flavour would be specially promoted for a month at a time? An..

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Oxford Dictionary of Humorous Quotations 5th Edition

Writer, broadcaster, and wit Gyles Brandreth has completely revised Ned Sherrin's classic collection of wisecracks, one-liners, and anecdotes. With over 1,000 new quotations from all media, it's easy ..

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Oxford Dictionary of Quotations

The first edition of the Oxford Dictionary of Quotations was published in 1941 and for over 70 years this bestselling book has remained unrivalled in its coverage of quotations past and present. The e..

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Oxford English-Hindi Dictionary


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Pears Cyclopaedia, 2016-2017

The quintessentially British almanac, Pears' Cyclopaedia continues to informand intrigue generations of readers with its unique mix of solid facts and fascinating gems. Now reaching its 125th edition,..

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Peas & Queues: The Minefield of Modern Manners

How do you get rid of unwanted guests? What do you do if there's a racket in the quiet carriage? How should you eat peas, and behave in queues? How to behave, like how to punctuate, is an aspect of li..

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Research Proposal: Little Quick Fix

When it comes to research proposals, there's the good, the bad, and the messy; there are essential elements and students often forget them, miss them, or struggle to find a workable plan. ..

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Roget's Thesaurus of English Words and Phrases

Roget's Thesaurus is the world's most famous and trusted word-finder. First published in 1852, it has now sold over 32 million copies worldwide and has become the indispensable desk companion for gene..

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Scientific Writing = Thinking in Words

Telling people about research is just as important as doing it. But many researchers, who, in all other respects, are competent scientists, are afraid of writing. They are wary of the unwritten rules..

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Teeline for Journalists (w/ CD-ROM)

This student book is fully supported by an audio CD so that students can practice dictation passages to improve their shorthand speed for exam success.Theory principles are covered in logical progress..

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Troublesome Words


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Whitaker's 2018


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World Almanac and Book of Facts 2019

Get thousands of facts at your fingertips with this essential resource. The World Almanac(R) and Book of Facts is America's top-selling reference book of all time, with more than 82 million copies sol..

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Write That Essay : High School Edition


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