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ElegantWords: The Ubiquitous Dictionary


ElegantWords: The Ubiquitous Dictionary
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Description

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This is not your father's dictionary. Words come from the across the Internet and the server's dictionary, ensuring you get a broad and modern range of definitions, usages, and contexts. See synonyms, usage samples, and original sources.

Perfect for when you are reading a book - never skip a word just because your paper dictionary is too far away or because your computer-based dictionary would mean too much of an interruption from your main task - reading. Keep it handy while reading in bed, on the bus, on the couch, but not in the tub.

Some Reviews
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"This is much more practical and functional than the other dictionary apps"

"The pairing of the word definition with other online references like Wikipedia is a nice touch."


Unique Features
- See word popularity. Hint: “Ubiquitous” is #1
- See how many times a word has been looked up by other people.
- Get your definitions from multiple sources, including Wikipedia.
- Touch the word's source to visit the web site that originally defined the word, such as that word's Wikipedia page.
- See how many times you have already looked up a given word.

What's New in Version 1.1

*** Update Notes for Version 1.1 ***

* Big Feature: In response to user comments, a complete History page has been added. You can now see your previous dictionary lookups listed by various sort orders. A user setting has also been added to allow for "private" lookups.

* Small Feature: You can can now lookup multi-word phrases

* Usability Improvement: When starting the application, it automatically re-loads the last word that you looked up. This is particularly useful when returning to the dictionary after visiting a source web page. This feature can be turned off via a user setting.

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