This attractive reference set includes The Merriam-Webster Dictionary, The Merriam-Webster Thesaurus, and Merriam-Webster's Vocabulary Builder. Mass-market paperbacks, slipcase binding.The Merriam-Webster Dictionary is the best-selling dictionary covering core vocabulary with new words added from a variety of fields. More than 75,000 updated definitions, pronunciations, word origins, synonym lists, and over 8,000 usage examples to aid understanding—more than ever before. Useful tables and special sections on Foreign Words & Phrases, Biographical Names, and Geographical Names. New words added include: bromance, hashtag, and carbon footprint. Includes 960 pages. Measures 4.125" x 6.75" .The Merriam-Webster Thesaurus features more than 150,000 word choices including synonyms, antonyms, related words, and idiomatic phrases. Abundant usage examples. Alphabetically organized for ease of use. Brief definitions describing shared meanings. Includes 800 pages. Measures 4.125" x 6.75" .The Merriam-Webster's Vocabulary Builder is especially designed to improve language skills. 250 Greek and Latin roots aid in the learning of 1,200 words plus 2,000 closely related terms. Fact-filled paragraphs, helpful example sentences, and numerous quizzes make this volume perfect for students preparing for standardized tests. Includes 720 pages. Measures 4.125" x 6.75" .