This dictionary is a select catalogue of verbs most frequently used by readers for effective and elegant expression in their daily life. Utility and frequency of use have been the guiding factors in their selection. Grammatical accuracy and aesthetic flavour have also been the desired aims.
Most of the verbs catalogued here, have been effectively used as nouns also, for the readers' (particularly the students') benefit, not their changed noun-forms, but as they originally are. For example, from the verb 'feel' we have the noun 'feeling'. But 'feel' itself can be used as a noun as for example in the sentence-'I had a feel of the place as soon as I landed there'. The author has stuck to this pattern throughout and has also taken full advantage of the words' figurative use wherever possible, as for instance in the sentences-'He was feasting his eyes on her peerless beauty', and 'The prospect of seeing the actress face to face, keyed him up to a state of extreme excitement.'