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


We have often tried to reach the temple women, poor slaves of the Brahmans.

The order drew its recruits at first from the ranks of the Brahmans.

Society is ruled politically by kings, spiritually by Brahmans.

It was impossible to avoid sin without the help of the Brahmans.

No religion, however, was more exclusive than that of the Brahmans.

The blessings of venerable Brahmans, well propitiated, have the same effect.

The god Agni, Brahmans and the goat were born from the mouth of Prajapati.

The Brahmans are the only ones who are degraded by following the plough.

But Kaçyapa gave it to the Brahmans, and went into the forest.

So far as they could, the Brahmans reconciled the old and new conceptions.