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Mawson, C.O.S., ed. (1870–1938). Roget’s International Thesaurus. 1922.
 
Class IV. Words Relating to the Intellectual Faculties
Division (II) Communication of Ideas
Section III. Means of Communicating Ideas
2. Conventional Means
1. Language generally
 
562. Word.
 
  
NOUN:WORD, term, vocable; name [See Nomenclature]; phrase [See Phrase]; root, etymon; derivative; part of speech (grammar) [See Grammar]; ideophone.
  DICTIONARY, lexicon, vocabulary, word book, index, glossary, thesaurus, gradus, delectus, concordance; Rosetta stone.
  [SCIENCE OF LANGUAGE] etymology, derivation, glottology or glossology, terminology, orismology; translation; pronunciation, orthoëpy; paleology (philology) [See Language]; lexicography.
  LEXICOGRAPHER, lexicologist, etymologist, orthoëpist, verbarian; glossographer (scholar) [See Scholar].
  VERBOSITY, verbiage, wordiness; loquacity [See Loquacity].
  
VERB:vocalize; etymologize, derive, philologize; index; translate.
  
ADJECTIVE:VERBAL, literal; titular, nominal.
  [SIMILARLY DERIVED] conjugate, paronymous; derivative.
  VERBOSE, wordy [See Diffuseness]; loquacious [See Loquacity].
  
ADVERB:VERBALLY &c. adj.; verbatim [L.] (exactly) [See Truth].
  
QUOTATIONS:
  1. In the beginning was the Word.—Bible
  2. The artillery of words.—Swift

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