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


Timon gives with both hands, but when he appeals to his friends, is treated as a bore.

He appeals to the temper of wonder, and creates that mood in which alone he can be understood.

He appeals, 'Good lord, father, you are not going to begin now.'

He's a man who appeals to me, and I want to help his suit and give him Lucile, if I can.

Appeals to a sense of duty do not reach beyond the understanding.

So far, he appeals only to a very select section of the public.

But has the rumseller been confounded or speechless at these appeals?

This was exactly the sort of "tit-for-tat" humor that appeals to a Yankee crowd.

He allows of two appeals—in each case however with an increase of the penalty.

He saw her sinking lower than ever man sinks; he heard her appeals, her supplications.