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


He turns away and busies himself in attending to the horse's leg.

She busies herself with many things which hitherto have not concerned her.

The Bee thereupon leaves the mortar and busies herself with harvesting.

It is with such half-way sinners as you that he busies himself.

He then busies himself with the important preparations for breakfast.

It busies itself only with this absolutely necessary action.

It busies itself in saving all nature and all society as well.

Without any boundary-pad, with no guiding mark for the capacity of the cell, she busies herself straightway with the provisioning.

But Etu busies himself now with setting traps for the wild reindeer which begin to appear in the country as summer opens.

But besides these public affairs, Time busies himself a good deal in private.