Thesaurus / blue pencil

EXAMPLE SENTENCES FROM THE WEB

There they sat far into the night, with old envelopes and Keogh's stub of blue pencil between them.

But page after page fell softly to the desk and the blue pencil remained inactive.

The Red Cross GirlRichard Harding Davis

There is always a friend, even at the Antipodes, who will post it to you, well marked in blue pencil at the four corners.

"That's all right," remarked Cyrus Verd, replacing his blue pencil.

Brian could write truth for Whitaker with a blue pencil and be damned!

KennyLeona Dalrymple

Replacing the blue pencil in the rack, he took the red rose from the glass, and sniffed at it.

The Island PhariseesJohn Galsworthy

So he took the blue pencil and scribbled that sentence on the back of it.

Grace Harlowe's Golden SummerJessie Graham Flower

Incorrect guesses are pruned away with a blue pencil and the correct ones counted.

Bright Ideas for EntertainingMrs. Herbert B. Linscott

Mrs. Wentworth's name was marked with a blue pencil, and a line or two below it was his own name similarly marked.

Gordon KeithThomas Nelson Page

They pointed out on the map the line, marked with a red or blue pencil, which Rosecrans had contemplated falling back upon.

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

WORDS RELATED TO BLUE PENCIL

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