Dictionary of Confusable Words  book cover
1st Edition

Dictionary of Confusable Words

Edited By

Adrian Room

ISBN 9781579582715
Published May 1, 2000 by Routledge
260 Pages

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Book Description

First Published in 2000. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.


"Room's new work considers pairs and sets of words that are subject to uncertainty in the minds of even native speakers of English. Room takes confusables such as CORRESPONDENT/CO-RESPONDENT, MOLD/MILDEW and QUIET/QUIESCENT and clearly and succinctly explains how they differ. Room also provides an example of each confusable in a plausible sentence." -- Booklist/RBB
"Room, the editor of many reference books on the English laguage, offers a welcome addition to usage guides... Recommended for academic and public libraries, especially those needing an accessible guide to difficult words and usage." -- Library Journal