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6 edition of Descriptionary found in the catalog.

Descriptionary

A Thematic Dictionary

by Marc McCutcheon

  • 291 Want to read
  • 5 Currently reading

Published by Facts on File .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Thesauri,
  • Language Arts - General,
  • Dictionaries - Synonyms/Antonyms,
  • Language Arts & Disciplines,
  • Reference,
  • English,
  • Children: Young Adult (Gr. 7-9),
  • Language,
  • Terms and phrases,
  • Dictionaries,
  • General,
  • Description (Rhetoric),
  • English language,
  • Synonyms and antonyms

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages644
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9814822M
    ISBN 100816059268
    ISBN 109780816059263

      This is the book to use when looking for a descriptive or technical term or when you know the subject or meaning but not the specific word. Descriptionary, Fourth Edition is a clever combination of a reverse dictionary and a thesaurus, with thousands of descriptions of terms organized into subject categories and sub-categories/5(19). Descriptionary: A Thematic Dictionary by Marc McCutcheon and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at

    This is the book to use when looking for a descriptive or technical term or when you know the subject or meaning but not the specific word. Descriptionary, Fourth Edition is a clever combination of a reverse dictionary and a thesaurus, with thousands of descriptions .   Febru by ShonnaTheWhite in Describe It: Emotions. Fear: be afraid of (someone or something) which is perceived as being dangerous, painful, or threatening. Panic: sudden uncontrollable fear or anxiety, often causing unthinking behavior. These are just some of the words that can be used to describe fear or panic.

      The Paperback of the Descriptionary: A Thematic Dictionary, Fourth Edition (Writer's Library Series) by Marc McCutcheon at Barnes & Noble. Reviews: 1.   Descriptionary: A Thematic Dictionary, 4th Edition by Marc McCutcheon Descriptionary is particularly helpful when you are looking for a descriptive or technical term or when you know the subject or meaning but not the specific word. This clever combination of a reverse dictionary and a thesaurus contains thousands of descriptions of Author: Marc Mccutcheon.


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A Descriptionary, of course. This handy book provides thousands of definitions organized thematically rather than alphabetically. A great reference for writers, students, teachers, crossword puzzle buffs, or any lover of language/5(29).

Descriptionary is a handy book book of lists with definition. I found things like the lists of dogs, horses, and animals very useful. I had not known a lot of the proper terms to describe them.

A word list example from the dog's section includes: Apple head badger-marked 4/5(18). Descriptionary: A Thematic Dictionary and millions of other books are available for Amazon Kindle. Enter your mobile number or email address below and we'll send you a link to download the free Kindle App.

Then you can start reading Kindle books on your smartphone, tablet, or computer - Cited by: 1. YA-- A dictionary of generic terms or ``buzz words'' of over 20 categories that include the environment, animals, the human body and mind, performing arts and broadcasting, sports, the law, medicine, finance, the military, language, food and drink, and electronics.2/5(1).

Descriptionary: A Thematic Dictionary, 3rd Edn on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Descriptionary: A Thematic Dictionary, 3rd EdnFormat: Paperback. Descriptionary, 2nd Second Edition [Marc McCutcheon] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Descriptionary, Fourth Edition is a clever combination of a reverse dictionary and a thesaurus, with thousands of descriptions of terms organized into subject categories and sub-categories.

This edition contains thousands of descriptions of terms organized into expanded and updated sections, including those on politics and the Internet, and dozens of new sections. The Descriptionary is exactly what is says, "The book for when you know what it is, but not what it's called." Though the book isn't an absolute, fail-safe way of finding everything and anything, it does have a wide variety of terms and by: 1.

A book description is one of the most crucial elements to selling your book (if not the crucial element), and yet it’s often the hardest thing for writers to come up with.

As the creator of the story, authors don’t want to leave anything out. There’s a tendency to want to put every little element in the book in there. It started with one frustrated writer who had stacks of resource books and helpful links. Over time, the writer collected their favourite descriptive terms and phrases in a large document they could reference any time they needed inspiration.

One day, the writer said. Descriptionary. [Marc McCutcheon] -- A reference designed to help readers find thousands of precise terms related to animals and insects, architecture, art, clothing, electronics, the environment, finance, food and drink, language, law.

Descriptionary. [Marc McCutcheon] -- Reflecting current vocabulary for the Internet, the environment, media, finance, performing arts, and politics, this book defines thousands of words that are organized into subject categories and.

Open Library is an open, editable library catalog, building towards a web page for every book ever published. Descriptionary by Marc Mccutcheon, Facts on File edition, Paperback Descriptionary (edition) | Open Library. Get this from a library. Descriptionary. [Marc McCutcheon] -- Groups definitions thematically for terms relating to specific subjects, including the environment, animals, the arts, clothing, and religions.

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Writing is an account of how people think. As a medium it's intrinsically empathic; it communicates patently human sensibilities. In order for a story to work, it needs to feel like real life, even when it’s actually something quite different. The more detailed and rich your descriptions, the better your writing will approximate the human experience, thereby establishing a connection with.

Descriptionary ; A Thematic Dictionary [Marc McCutcheon] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. NewCited by: 1. A small reference book with a large scope, the third edition of the Descriptionary succeeds, with minor disappointments.

Divided into 24 topical sections, ranging from "Animals and Insects" to "Weapons," the volume aspires to provide the user with appropriate words related to certain concepts/5(19). McCutcheon, Marc, Descriptionary.

New York: Checkmark Books, MLA Citation (style guide) McCutcheon, Marc. Descriptionary. Third edition. New York: Checkmark Books, Print. Note. Citation formats are based on standards as of July Citations contain only title, author, edition, publisher, and year published.

Citations should be. A while back, I got an email from Galaxy Press, Hubbard's publishing company, asking if I could help them with the marketing of one of his most famous books, Battlefield Earth.

Now, if you don’t know me well, I’m a HUGE sci-fi nerd and list Battlefield Earth as one of my all-time favorite books – not the movie.

So, needless to say, I was truly honored and maybe geeking out a. Buy Descriptionary (Facts on File Writer's Library) New Ed by Marc McCutcheon (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store.

Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders/5(20).This "descriptionary" is based on the premise that sometimes we know the function of an object but not its name. McCutcheon has thus divided his book into categories, not much different in theory from the traditional thesaurus structure/5(24).

Descriptionary by Marc McCutcheon. Publication date Topics English language -- Synonyms and antonyms -- Dictionaries, Description (Rhetoric) -- Dictionaries, English language -- Terms and phrases, Figures of speech -- Dictionaries Internet Archive Books.

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