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sdcv: Local lookup, some assembly required

I’m a big fan of dict, the online dictionary and thesaurus tool that runs almost completely at the command prompt.

Of course, if I’m stuck offline, I’m stuck completely. 235 more words

Linux

Marry Your Thesaurus

Marry your thesaurus. Wed it. Catch it. Get hitched. Tie the knot. Espouse. Unite with it, mate with it, be its forevermore. Join in matrimony. Pledge yourself to it. 34 more words

Helpful websites

Hi parents and students!

Often we do a lot of activities and projects in class and you might want to do further research at home, or have additional questions. 71 more words

Word Play

I practically live on thesaurus.com, which is a very useful tool for authors.  I even have an add-on tool for Firefox that allowed me to click a button, enter a word into the box that pops up, tap ‘Enter’, and a tab opens.  146 more words

Big Love For Big Words

by Shanyn Hosier

First of all, allow me to apologize for putting that Sir Mix-A-Lot song in your head.

But I, too, must confess that I adore big, fancy words. 404 more words

Writing

12 Words for a Thinker’s Vocabulary #3

The fear of the Lord is the beginning of knowledge, but fools despise wisdom and instruction. ~ Psalm 1:7 (NIV)

This vocabulary quiz is based on… 278 more words

Writing

Four Secrets to Poetic Prose-Part 1

Part of my life between the sheets, of paper, is writing novels.

Since I don’t have a MFA in Creative Writing, I often seek out free or low cost classes for improving my writing skill. 594 more words

Writing