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Better Than Great : a Plentitudinous Compendium of Wallopingly Fresh Superlatives.

Author: Arthur Plotnik
Publisher: New York : Souvenir Press, 2012.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Better Than Great is a unique thesaurus of praise and acclaim, containing humankind's largest gathering of fresh, potent and larky superlatives for anyone struggling to describe extraordinary things or experiences in ways that will do them justice. The English language has thousands of words to praise but 'cool', 'good' and 'great' have become our default choices. In Better Than Great Arthur Plotkin adds fresh and  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Dictionaries
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Plotnik, Arthur.
Better Than Great : A Plentitudinous Compendium of Wallopingly Fresh Superlatives.
New York : Souvenir Press, ©2012
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Arthur Plotnik
ISBN: 9780285641341 0285641344
OCLC Number: 798535596
Description: 1 online resource (332 pages)
Contents: Cover; Praise; Title Page; Dedication; Table of Contents; INTRODUCTION; HOW TO USE THIS BOOK; KEY TO SYMBOLS AND ABBREVIATIONS; THE SUPERLATIVES; GREAT; SUBLIME; PHYSICALLY AFFECTING; MENTALLY, EMOTIONALLY, OR SPIRITUALLY AFFECTING; BEAUTIFUL; JOY --
GIVING; LARGE; EXCEPTIONAL; INTENSE; DELICIOUS; TRENDY; COOL; WICKESD COOL; FORCEFUL; CHALLENGING BELIEF OR EXPRESSION; APPENDICES; APPENDIX 1; APPENDIX 2; APPENDIX 3; APPENDIX 4; APPENDIX 5; SELECTED SOURCES; ABOUT THE AUTHOR; INDEX TO SUBCATEGORIES, SPECIAL FEATURES, AND QUOTED AUTHORS; Also by Arthur Plotnik; Copyright.

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Better Than Great is a unique thesaurus of praise and acclaim, containing humankind's largest gathering of fresh, potent and larky superlatives for anyone struggling to describe extraordinary things or experiences in ways that will do them justice. The English language has thousands of words to praise but 'cool', 'good' and 'great' have become our default choices. In Better Than Great Arthur Plotkin adds fresh and engaging new words to our vocabulary of praise, sorted into appropriate categories for easy use. As an antidote to dull and, ultimately, devaluing language, Better Than Great resto.

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