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theandygrant
This is the foul fiend Flibbertigibbet


Joined: 07 Feb 2004
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PostPosted: Sun Aug 01, 2004 4:18 pm    Post subject: resources Reply with quote

dictionary.com just tried to download some very nasty dialup software onto my PC.

Can anyone recommend an online thesaurus/dictionary that doesn't resort to such scummy tactics?
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caverider
Thy mothers name is ominous to children


Joined: 16 Sep 2003
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PostPosted: Sun Aug 01, 2004 4:28 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

imho, merriam webster is the most reliable free dictionary/thesaurus online:

http://www.m-w.com/
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xyphic
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Joined: 14 Sep 2003
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PostPosted: Sun Aug 01, 2004 4:37 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

OneLook is good - you can do wildcard searching as well as simple dictionary lookups. In most cases it gives you a quick definition of the word, and links to all the online dictionaries in which the word is defined.
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