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

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You began to look bad as soon as you left off your breakfast.

He began to pace the floor again from one room to the other.

He leaned back, and began to puff leisurely at his pipe, as if this settled the matter.

He went over to the desk and began to scribble a name on the pad of paper.

At the moment of parting he began to realize that he had undertaken a difficult task.

But the tempter came, and from that time she began to droop.

"Now, my son, don't you get to going without your sleep," began his mother.

He began to think busily, and finally resolved to go to the island and search for him.

After watching Hope for a time in silence, she began to question her.

At last this lively maiden got Philip away from the rest, and began to cross-question him.