The Dictionary of Concise Writing
More Than 10,000 Alternatives to Wordy PhrasesPaperback - 2006
Concise alternatives for thousands of common, wordy phrases are provided in this guide to clean, strong prose. Updated and revised with hundreds of new entries, this new edition can tidy up any writer's long-winded phraseology with such helpful replacements as "because" for "based on the fact that," "cease" for "put an end to," and "violate" for "fail to comply with."
Alternative Title: Concise writing : more than 10,000 alternatives to wordy phrases
Publisher: Oak Park, IL : Marion Street Press, c2006.
Edition: 2nd ed.
Branch Call Number: 808.04203
Characteristics: 399 p. ; 23 cm.