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

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Duel Your Dual Nature With This Quiz On Geminis

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EXAMPLE SENTENCES FROM THE WEB

All along the highways and by-paths of our literature we encounter much that pertains to this "queen of plants."
At present, Louis was too self-absorbed by the struggles within him, to look deep into what was passing around him.
Again the sallow fingers began to play with the book-covers, passing from one to another, but always slowly and gently.
BELLA DONNAROBERT HICHENS
In passing to her own chamber she met the Emperor, and, in the agitation of her maternal fears, told him all that had passed.
Passing, now, to the other side of elasticity—i.e., contractility—can we say as much?
READINGS IN MONEY AND BANKINGCHESTER ARTHUR PHILLIPS
John was baptizing at a large pool called Ænon-by-Saleim,—probably allegorical, meaning “Fountain of Repose.”
It may be noted in passing that in the three miracles in Matthew of exorcising a blinding demon the title “Son of David” is used.
We laid him down gently, folded his arms on his breast, and for a moment held our peace in tribute to his passing.
RAW GOLDBERTRAND W. SINCLAIR
From mere regrets he was passing now, through dismay, into utter repentance of his promise.
ST. MARTIN'S SUMMERRAFAEL SABATINI
Passing a bungalow that was blazing furiously, he saw in the compound the corpses of two women.
THE RED YEARLOUIS TRACY

WORD OF THE DAY

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