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The Word Lover's Dictionary:
Unusual, Obscure, and Preposterous Words

by Josefa Heifetz

ISBN 0806517204 / 9780806517209 / 0-8065-1720-4
Publisher Citadel
Language English
Edition Softcover
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The Word Lover's Dictionary contains thousands of the weirdest words in the English language, with the definition of each one written clearly and directly. And, incredible as it may seem, every entry in this book has been accepted as a formal or legitimate English word.
achluophobia (n.) - fear of darkness
cockabaloo (n.) - a bullying boss
propale (v.t.) - to disclose

The Word Lover's Dictionary is a most helpful reference for students, writers, or anyone unable to locate just the right expressive word in a standard dictionary. [via]

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