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

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Sleek finds it far harder work than fortune-making; but he pursues his Will-o'-the-Wisp with untiring energy.
Tressan was monstrous ill-at-ease, and his face lost a good deal of its habitual plethora of colour.
ST. MARTIN'S SUMMERRAFAEL SABATINI
You never know when you are going to stumble upon a jewel in the most out-of-the-way corner.
A fellow rudely clad—a hybrid between man-at-arms and lackey—lounged on a musket to confront them in the gateway.
ST. MARTIN'S SUMMERRAFAEL SABATINI
Mr. Slocum was not educated in a university, and his life has been in by-paths, and out-of-the-way places.
I drew back from the rim of Writing-On-the-Stone, that set of whispered phrases echoing in my ears.
RAW GOLDBERTRAND W. SINCLAIR
Malcolm asked her gently to go back to the helm and keep it jammed hard-a-starboard until they arrived at the left bank.
THE RED YEARLOUIS TRACY
It was seen just in time to put the helm a-lee, or we should have run upon it.
Besides the districts mentioned, tobacco is grown largely in that of Frankfort-on-the Oder.
Now, how comes it that you have turned up in this out-of-the-way part of the world?

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

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hardscrabbleadjective | [hahrd-skrab-uhl ]SEE DEFINITION