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


The bleedings and blisters ordered by her physician could help her but little.

We can express our thoughts, and the various lights and shades, the bleedings, of our thoughts.

Doctor Sangrado cured all illnesses by bleedings and hot water.

This has become as much of an abuse as the old-time purgings and bleedings.

It is surprising how much Aëtius has with regard to such nasal affections as polyps and ulcers and bleedings from the nose.

Molière's Le Malade Imaginaire confronted the audience with constant purgings and bleedings, and the caricature was not excessive.

The bleedings take place, if possible, in the great hall near the fire, and are undergone regularly by both sexes.

Other bleedings at the Treasury cause more public money to flow into the pockets of its clients.

Death by persevering excision and bleedings relieved her of a plethora which, otherwise, would have destroyed her.

By the 15th of July, in the same year, the bleedings numbered four thousand five hundred and fifty-five.