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


Was little used in ancient households, except for cosmetics.

Mrs. Phillips was sitting up in bed with her box of cosmetics in front of her.

The joys of Parisian night life are as artificial as cosmetics.

The use of cosmetics has been common in all ages and in every land.

She had washed her face free of all cosmetics, and her pallor was almost waxen.

He has to be young; he has to dance with women who smell of perfume and cosmetics.

These remedies all have the merit of being harmless, which cannot be said of all cosmetics.

A French corset-maker appeared on the scene, and a famous vender of cosmetics.

The linen clothing and cosmetics of the Egyptians had lasted.

The effects of the cosmetics were entirely temporary, and easily removable.