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

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But I kept looking and after awhile I was able to sit up and ask what hit me.

A painter friend who lives by the sea has asked me to stay with him awhile.

After awhile the master and mistress arrived, it seems, from a visit.

The moon came up after awhile, and streamed in through the vines of the porch.

After awhile she got to concealing them, as if she thought they annoyed me.

Wait till he snubs you and lords it over you awhile; then I guess you'll know.

"I did think I'd go away for awhile," he said after a minute spent in sober thinking.

"There is no hope of getting to the Grotto yet awhile," he said.

After awhile there is a sense of weakness that grows on one, and this increases with the days.

It was enough to pay all my debts, and keep me on my feet for awhile to come.