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


Basilus, to save a young man, contends personally with the Evil One.

It also contends that "the transactions of the Board ought not to be canvassed in the newspapers."

Still he contends that these may be explained on the doctrine of evolution.

Yet sometimes the love which I have for them contends with the love which I have for you.

He contends that it is better to be without soap than without society.

Too much attention is, he contends, paid to the time of the Stuarts onwards.

Poliolioli contends that there were five hundred and eighty-five guests.

Woman just now, he contends, is passing through her college period.

Issachar, he contends, remained with the Medes and Persians.

The Declaration of 1618 contends, truly or untruly, that no miners were embarked.