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


Hemingway refused, alleging it to be his duty to ring the bell.

The Man refused it, alleging likewise that this was not his.

Alleging illness as an excuse, he did not appear at recitation that day.

Jean had refused, alleging that he had much to do the night before his departure.

But they do not worship Hercules, alleging as a reason that he ravaged their country.

But the captain who had taken us resisted, alleging his promise to us.

He might have excused himself by alleging that he had done as well as anybody else.

What ground have you for alleging that the soul did not exist in the child?

I can even stay there for a day or two, alleging that I am wearied and worn out.

They departed, alleging that she raved, and wist not what she said.