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Special Dictionaries (visual, rhyming, etc.)

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Oxford English Dictionary Online
Find the meaning, history, and pronunciation of over half a million words. more info.

 

Websites

Acronym Finder 
Find out what initials, abbreviations and acronyms stand for.

Cambridge International Dictionary of Idioms 
Provides definitions and examples of common idioms used in American, British and Australian English.

Confusing Words 
Is it affect or effect? Capitol or capital? Confusing Words is a collection of words that are often troublesome for writers and readers. 

Etymology Online 
Etymologies are explanations of what words meant throughout history, and where the words come from.  Includes suffixes and prefixes.

OneLook Reverse Dictionary 
Find a word if you know the definition.

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