The second edition of the Oxford Thesaurus of English offers unrivalled coverage of over 600,000 alternative and opposite words, and over 36,000 examples of words in use to help you choose the right sense. Updated with the latest words to be entered in Oxford dictionaries, it is accessible and easy to use. This new edition of Oxford's top of the range thesaurus provides extra features such as panels to help you "Choose the Right Word" among similar alternatives, such as artificial, synthetic, and man-made, all updated to reflect contemporary English usage. Word Links sections help to extend your vocabulary with related words such as astronomy at star, and ornithophobia at bird. Hundreds of lists of different types of animals, plants, food, drink, aircraft, musicians, etc. are now in a separate section to make them easy to find. Offering comprehensive and authoritative coverage of current English, the Oxford Thesaurus of English is ideal for use at home, school, and the office, and is the perfect reference tool to help you increase your vocabulary and write more effectively.