Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.


The manduck hoists the weight from the bottom and adjusts it for the next descent.

Next he adjusts his receiving circuits for a number of wave lengths.

Zoe runs to the chandelier and, crooking her leg, adjusts the mantle.

He so adjusts his wings to the moving currents that he hangs stationary upon them.

He adjusts his feet to a better position, and this makes a noise!

She adjusts her gown to her fancy, and her attitude is perfect.

Mr. MacFurdle, on receiving my memo, adjusts his scarfpin and calls his secretary.

He also is the authority who adjusts all claims or controversies with customers.

Nor need they trouble about the length of rope, for that adjusts itself.

Sir Leicester rises, adjusts her scarf about her, and returns to his seat.