An ideal aid to help solve crosswords, this reference features clear guidance on how to recognize and work out anagrams and on how to decipher cryptic clues. The reference also includes 1000s of synonym entries that are arranged in order of the number of letters in every word.
The Wordsworth Reference Library includes language dictionaries, language guides, historical references, and much more. This popular series covers everything from the familiar and practical to the extraordinary and outrageous.
Stephen Curtis was an English lecturer for ten years and since 1988 has worked as a freelance lexicographer, translator, and writer. He has recently contributed to “The Encarta World English Dictionary ”and the“ New Penguin English Dictionary.”