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The Disheveled Dictionary: A Curious Caper Through Our Sumptuous Lexicon

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4 out of 5
Based on 197 Ratings and 35 Reviews

Book Description
Pretty little novelty vocabulary books often provide unimaginative, unpoetic definitions for strange and beautiful words that one could never imagine actually using in a sentence. Karen Elizabeth Gordon's Disheveled Dictionary is quite the opposite. Gordon offers up usable if somewhat underused words (such as "amplitude," "crepuscular," "maudlin," and "recidivistic"), many of which we're not quite... More
Book Information
PublisherHoughton Mifflin Company
BindingHardcover (7 editions)
Reading LevelUncategorized
# of Pages176
Publication Date08/26/1997
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About Karen Elizabeth Gordon (Author) : Karen Elizabeth Gordon is a published author and an illustrator. Published credits of Karen Elizabeth Gordon include The Disheveled Dictionary: A Curious Caper Through Our Sumptuous Lexicon.
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