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


But early or late in the morning it breaks up and rolls away.

Sometimes the fleece will retain its fleece form, but usually it breaks up.

This glazing is quite hard, and breaks up into angular pieces.

Here he breaks up a "nest" of tories, who were supplying the English with hay, grain and other things necessary for their army.

But the repetition is feeble, and breaks up the structure of ver.

Then he goes to work and breaks up, we will say, 50 acres of land.

It deceives, it decoys, it diverts; it dissipates and breaks up our chain of thought.

Hannibal breaks up his winter quarters and starts for Italy.

It breaks up into tortuous channels that lead everywhere and nowhere.

It would be well not to get hemmed in by the crowd as it breaks up.