A Dictionary of Contemporary American Usage, Volume 10

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Random House, 1957 - 567 pages
Lively and readable, this book provides clear answers to questions of grammar, word preferences, effective style, punctuation, idiomatic phrases, spelling and literally thousands of similar problems that arise frequently in the use of the English language.

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My edition is a little out of date 1957 as opposed to 2008, but I still find it useful when I want to be explicit. I often use this book in conjunction with one of my many Thesauruses’ when I need a more detailed explanation of how a word is used. Read full review

Contents

Section 1
170
Section 2
303
Section 3
325
Section 4
326
Section 5
350
Section 6
359
Section 7
381
Section 8
382
Section 10
399
Section 11
420
Section 12
441
Section 13
442
Section 14
469
Section 15
473
Section 16
482
Copyright

Section 9
396

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