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Review: WordWeb dictionary is a crossword-puzzle fan's dream

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  • WordWeb

    The days of consulting a worn dog-eared print dictionary seem to be behind us now. Nice desktop alternatives such as WordWeb make us miss them a little less.

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At a Glance

The days of consulting a worn dog-eared print dictionary seem to be behind us now. Nice desktop alternatives such as WordWeb make us miss them a little less.

Price when rated: Free for users who take two or fewer commercial flights a year

Pros

  • Links directly to Wikipedia and other sites, so you can view the word there in context
  • Text pronunciations for over 65,000 words
  • Ideal crossword companion

Cons

  • Some audio pronunciations are inaccurate
  • The terms of the free license are unusual and somewhat off-putting

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