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


At one time a favorite expression was, A man is as old as his arteries.

They never take a fellow on anything but two arteries for the navy.

Not a drop of blood was found in the veins nor was any found in the arteries or heart.

He can feel all the throbbings of the blood in the arteries.

Then, in jubilant waves, the blood beat back into her arteries.

The brain acts under the impulse of the heart, transmitted by the arteries.

You would have thought my appearance was enough to freeze their veins and arteries.

He began to wear his Arteries on the outside, just like a true son of Albion.

I know there are professors in this country who "ligate" arteries.

The torpor of the heart and arteries is known by the weakness of the pulse.