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


It's a dirty night, and we shall have bucketing weather outside.

As like as not bucketing in the hold of some Greek coaster in the Aegean.

A few minutes later she accused Priscilla of "bucketing," and Frank loved her for the word.

She scarcely spoke at all, and when she replied to Miss Rutherford's accusation of "bucketing" did so incisively.

An hour later it was pitch-dark, and a semi-waterlogged seaplane drifted south, head to sea, bucketing her nose into the lop.

The rain was bucketing down and a chill north-wester howled up the narrow passage leading from the main street to the tiny entry.