As well as The Complete Rhyming Dictionary, Thesaurus Roget’s International Thesaurus (Amazon link) is the Thesaurus Pat Patterson recommends in his classes and books: Writing Better Lyrics, Essential Guide to Rhyming , Songwriting Without Boundaries and Songwriting: Essential Guide to Lyric Form and Structure: Tools and Techniques for Writing Better Lyrics.
This is my personal favor theasurus for finding tons of words and ideas for lyrics, its like having a cowriter by your side.
Thesaurus Roget’s International Thesaurus
The most up-to-date edition of the world’s bestselling thesaurus, Roget’s International Thesaurus, 7thEdition gives writers of all levels an unparalleled aid in using language with precision, grace, and power. The most comprehensive, user-friendly thesaurus available, Roget’s features more than 325,000 words and phrases, including more than 2,000 all-new entries that reflect the very latest in culture and technology, from “alpha male” to“zero tolerance.”
The seventh edition has reduced archaic terminology and added 50 new word lists, providing greater ease-of-use and accessibility than any other writer’s reference book on the market. An indispensable asset for students, writers, reporters, and editors, Roget’s International Thesaurus, 7th Edition is your key to unlocking the power of language
Why The Roget’s International Thesaurus?
Rather than organizing words in alphabetical order, the Roget’s International Thesaurus organizes them by idea. Check out this quick video for more info.
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