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View Resource CleverKeys

Sometimes users may discover that they need access to quick information from a variety of sources while using different applications, such as Microsoft Word or Outlook Express. The CleverKeys application can allow them to do just that with its non-intrusive interface. The program will provide users with access to definitions, synonyms, and basic reference information from several trustworthy...
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If you want to learn new words quickly, you can take a look at Professor Word. This bookmarklet gives users the ability to learn these words while surfing the Internet. The application can be customized to help users study for the SAT or ACT, learn English, or to just improve their vocabulary. ProfessorWord recognizes over 5,000 SAT and ACT vocabulary words, so it is a powerful tool. This version...
View Resource Merriam-Webster Screenshot

Every writer needs a dictionary. The Merriam-Webster app provides "America's most useful and respected dictionary," plus synonyms, antonyms, example sentences, and many other bonus functions. It's free, it's easy, and it's available for iPhone and iPad (iOS 7.0+) as well as Android (2.3.3+).