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


The lily then calls down a cloud, which appears in the bright likeness of a radiant youth in mid-air.

So I imagine the vengeance, the curse which calls down ruin upon the head of a foe.

But in spite of his "concealment," Ulysses has aspiration, which calls down the help of the Gods for fulfillment.

The clouds of despair close over her, and she calls down the vengeance of the gods upon the deserter.

Sir John doth ever say a wayside Mass in the early mornings, and calls down a blessing upon the Norwich road thereby.

It operates, and no doubt is designed so to do, as a check to that fearful wickedness that calls down such a doom.

He also calls down upon his head the curses of every student who tries to use his book.

I cannot contemplate such loveliness and associate it with the execrable sin which calls down vengeance upon this house.

Hence the judgment he calls down on those who thwarted and opposed him.

It subdues the flesh and the world, and calls down Heaven to bless the happy pietist.