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

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Prove Your Poetic Prowess With This Quiz On Poetry Terms

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EXAMPLE SENTENCES FROM THE WEB

Even if poverty were gone, the flail could still beat hard enough upon the grain and chaff of humanity.
His face flushed with annoyance, and taking off his soft hat he began to beat it impatiently against his leg as he walked.
The pulse in Louis's temples beat hard; yet he was determined not to anticipate, but make Wharton explain himself.
To be sure, he hadn't seen Mrs. Robin go, but he had heard the beat of her wings as she began her flight.
THE TALE OF GRANDFATHER MOLEARTHUR SCOTT BAILEY
Bordering them were great quantities of berry-laden snow-berry bushes, of which I am very fond.
As they were passing a place where the bushes grew thickly by the side of the road, they received a gruff command to halt.
The advance had to be carefully made, for the country was rough, wooded, and covered with a dense undergrowth of bushes.
We should easily beat this in America with anything like equal facilities, and without charging the British price—£4 7s.
GLANCES AT EUROPEHORACE GREELEY
Our hero smiled as he waved his hand to his companions, and, turning away, was soon lost to sight among the bushes.
HUNTING THE LIONSR.M. BALLANTYNE
His heart now beat high with hope, for he believed that he was about to realise his ancient dream.
HUNTING THE LIONSR.M. BALLANTYNE

WORD OF THE DAY

nonesuchnoun | [nuhn-suhch ]SEE DEFINITION