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View Resource Merriam-Webster Online: The Language Center

Merriam-Webster's Dictionary is available for searching on the web. Each retrieved word is accompanied by pronunciation, usage, grammatical function, a brief etymology, and of course, definition. A thesaurus can be queried for similar words, hypertext cross references are available, misspellings return suggested spellings, and there are hypertext links to illustrations. The search system supports...
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