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

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Prove Your Poetic Prowess With This Quiz On Poetry Terms

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EXAMPLE SENTENCES FROM THE WEB

Sam buttoned the will carefully in a side pocket; intimating by a look meanwhile, that he did mean it, and very seriously too.
But reaching up, she turned my collar again and buttoned my coat against the storm.
Quickly the three little soldiers put on their mittens and caps, and buttoned their coats, and hurried to the fort.
SEVEN O'CLOCK STORIESROBERT GORDON ANDERSON
Then he had buttoned his coat and turned away to seek the cool air of the Mediterranean.
Following the example of many other parsons, he likes a closely-buttoned coat and a walking stick.
I buttoned my coat, put the notebook into my pocket, and briefly recapitulated what I had told him.
Poor soul, he didnt care much how it was buttoned, it was all wrong anyway, but he was not thinking of trifles.
Then it disappeared up the ladder, and we buttoned up a bit more and were dressed at last.
He liked, too, the curve of her leg and the high buttoned boots and the big blue bow in her curly golden hair.
SINISTER STREET, VOL. 1COMPTON MACKENZIE
She knew now why the door was buttoned, but thinking it was none of her business, she started to return to the kitchen.
THE ENGLISH ORPHANSMARY JANE HOLMES

WORD OF THE DAY

nonesuchnoun | [nuhn-suhch ]SEE DEFINITION