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


Then he takes it out with his black hands, and I carry it off and wash and salt it.

There was another silence that held hours in its black hands.

Reckon I'd frail 'em good ef he cotched hole of me with his black hands.

The black hands, showing lighter palms, plucked at the coverings.

His black hands, tightly clenched, lay on the outside of the bedclothes.

In fact, about the only thing to show that the man was Slim was his black hands.

Screwed to the bulk-head, it had a white face on which the black hands appeared to stand quite still.

Ted fastened his gaze on it, and because he had to do something, he watched the clock's black hands creep slowly around.

As long as there will be a class of manual workers and a class of "brain" workers, black hands and white hands, it will be thus.

In one quick side glance I saw Drake's head nodding—nodding in time to the movement of the black hands.