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Merriam-Webster Online Language Center

Name:Merriam-Webster Online Language Center

Brief Description of the Site:
This is an online dictionary site. For those used to the digital format, this is as easy a way as any to look up the definition of a word. There's the dictionary, the thesaurus, and then there's the "unabridged" field in which you can look for a definition of more obscure words.

How to use the site:
The "Site Map" is the link to follow for those going beyond a definition search. This site is definitely committed to the world of words and every possible way to connect to them. Worthwhile is "Words From the Lighter Side" that includes a "Flappers 2 Rappers" link not to be missed, followed by "Coined by Shakespeare". There's a "Daily Word Game" as well as an "Archive" detailing "fun formats". If word origins are your game, this site has it with panache. There is a commercial component to this site, but its main content bolsters and enhances online what dictionaries do so well in print.

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