The New Oxford Thesaurus of English is a new type of thesaurus. It gives you more choice and more help than any other comparable thesaurus, and will enrich your creative writing, essays, or letters, or simply your enjoyment of the English language. Superbly clear layout, with all synonym lists on new lines, nad new lines for special sections such as opposite words and related terms. The closest nad most useful alternative words are given first, with words which are closest in meaning to the entry word given in capitals. Unique coverage of related terms such as bear: ursine, blue: cyanic, milk: lactic. From folklore to phobias, from actors to assassins, over 450 boxed lists provide information on a vast range of subject. Naturalist or naturist, inherent or intrinsic? Over 150 in-text notes help you make the righ choice between easily confused words.