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


He made no reply, bestriding a chair and galloping round the table on it.

She did, bestriding the back of the middle seat and dropping at his side.

I shouldn't like to be a 'lady,' one that's always pictured as bestriding a broomstick.

He seemed to bestride it as we could imagine Alexander bestriding his Bucephalus.

Caleb rode his camel with a swagger, as though he were bestriding his Sabæan mare.

I was glad to dismount, sore with bestriding the skeleton of a horse.

Bestriding Hatch's body, he turned his head with a savage snarl.

"No one will know what has happened to us," said Ali, forcing his beast up to the one which Jim was bestriding.

Bestriding a very tall war-horse he played the game of a military athlete with accomplished skill.

There are still a half-score of the water-horses attached, but now in tow astern, and with no one bestriding them.