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

EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR CENTURIES

This is what had happened to the word during the course of many centuries.

But they were an old race, and they were worn out by centuries of hard work.

From the viewpoint of centuries, the questions that come to us are narrowed and few.

Sometimes he has spent centuries in darkness, where he could neither read nor write.

As Donald says, there's no reason why it should hang there for centuries and fall on him today.

Through the centuries of war men have only played at commerce.

It stands upon a site which has been consecrated to the service of God for many centuries.

We have no reason to believe that the caves had been used for centuries.

The dreaded name of Iroquois is potent, even across the centuries.

And what for centuries has it been to differing but always identical mortals?