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Le Mot Juste by John Buchanan-Brown et al

Le Mot Juste by John Buchanan-Brown et al

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Le Mot Juste

A Dictionary of Classical & Foreign Words & Phrases

Vintage Books, Random House, 1991, paperback, ISBN 0679734554

Very Good Condition, minor edge and shelf wear, un-creased spine

'Simply and concisely, it clarifies hundreds of words and phrases from Greek, Latin, French, German, Italian, Spanish, Russian, and Yiddish that have become part of the English language but are often confused or misused.

Along with its definition, every term is accompanied by a phonetic guide to its pronunciation.  plus, there's an appendix of words derived from classical mythology - such as delphic, erotic, laconic, odyssey, and thespian - and two comprehensive lists of Greek and Latin prefixes and suffixes.'

Editorial panel: John Buchanan-Brown, Jennifer Cang, John Crawley, Barbara Galushka, Brendan McCabe, Gilman Parsons, Carol Steiger, Kate Williams

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