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My edition is a little out of date 1957 as opposed to 2008, but I still find it useful when I want to be explicit.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
3
Section 2
20
Section 3
54
Section 4
79
Section 5
125
Section 6
148
Section 7
170
Section 8
212
Section 17
381
Section 18
382
Section 19
383
Section 20
399
Section 21
403
Section 22
429
Section 23
442
Section 24
482

Section 9
229
Section 10
262
Section 11
266
Section 12
325
Section 13
326
Section 14
329
Section 15
347
Section 16
350
Section 25
505
Section 26
534
Section 27
537
Section 28
544
Section 29
565
Section 30
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