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The Microsoft® Encarta® Thesaurus is a portable guide for choosing the right word. Over 200,000 synonyms and antonyms can be accessed from a quick-reference A-Z list of more than 25,000 entries, including clearly labeled slang, informal, technical, and literary terms. Contained in a handy format, it can be slipped easily into any briefcase or schoolbag.
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