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


A nasty but clean cut from some Boer who had one of our swords.

It was only a clean cut, especially where I divided the skin and let out the ball.

His mouth was ascetically thin-lipped, but firm and clean cut.

Which, then, will sever this with a clean cut with one blow of the sword?

The Captain was pleased with our work—all clean cut and close to the root.

He said, 'That boy has a clean cut; he would be good at carving.'

His hair was light and curly, and his face was smooth and clean cut.

His arms and legs were better developed, and his face was clean cut as a cameo.

It was a clean cut, an inch deep and almost a foot in length.

There it was, visible to all, a clean cut in the cord jacket—yet no sign of blood.