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

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He continues His office of High-priest, and intercedes for us with the Father.

"He's travelin' up and down in the market," continues Faust.

Vittel, Bains, Bussang—all in the Vosges—yet it continues to hold up its head.

She continues through the alphabet to L, when the table responds.

For some reason it's very important to them that it continues to function.

Badman continues a loose blackguard, extravagant, idle and dissolute.

Each individual, therefore, continues to live in his descendants.

If you ask me the same question,” Khalid continues––“but I see you are uncomfortable.

"The rest of the planking's sure to be gone by this time," continues the cavalier.

He does not see that if he continues in his cunning, the place of innocence will not receive him after death.

WORD ORIGIN

mid-14c., contynuen, from Old French continuer (13c.), from Latin continuare "join together, connect, make or be continuous," from continuus "uninterrupted," from continere (intransitive) "to be uninterrupted," literally "to hang together" (see contain). Related: Continued; continuing.

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