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


Over the metropolitan area, the scene was one beggaring description.

Then, my false friend; and thou would'st end by beggaring me quite.

By such maxims as these, however, nations have been taught that their interest consisted in beggaring all their neighbours.

What you greatly need is some one to look after you and your sister and to prevent you from beggaring yourself and her.

Your scheme for beggaring your children, and enriching yourself, clever as it is, is killed in the bud.

The great capitals were covered with beautiful sculpture, beggaring description.

If they could succeed in doing so, the result would be absurd; they would all be trying to grow richer by beggaring each other.

Fantastic garbs, beggaring all fancy of a Teniers or a Callot, succeed each other, like monster devouring monster in a Dream.

Judge of the Fêtes now that the fools have got the sanction of the British Parliament to their beggaring principles.

These new enclosures and houses arise out of the beggaring of the parts of the country distant from the vortex of the funds.